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Author Schön-Quinlivan, Emmanuelle

Title Reforming the European Commission / Emmanuelle Schön-Quinlivan
Published Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, ©2011


Description 1 online resource (xx, 233 pages) : illustrations
Series Palgrave studies in European Union politics
Palgrave studies in European Union politics
Contents How to analyse administrative reforms in the European Commission -- 1950-1984, constructing the Administrative Commission -- 1985-1998, the foundations for the Kinnock reforms -- A novel strategy for reform -- Reforming public administrations : new public management and the white paper -- From policy to practice : operationalising NPM -- The Secretariat-General : a case study in innovation -- DG Regional Policy : a case study in adaptation -- DG Transport and Energy : a case study in resistance -- Conclusions: understanding heterogeneous institutional change in the Commission
Summary Analyses the impact of the managerial reforms of the European Commission. In 1999 the resignation of the College of Commissioners triggered the implementation of a White Paper which listed 98 measures to overhaul the way the Commission did business. Ten years later what impact have the reforms had on the European Commission and European governance?
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-228) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject European Commission -- Reform
SUBJECT European Commission. fast (OCoLC)fst00709495
Subject POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- International.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- General.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- International Relations -- Diplomacy.
LAW -- International.
Legislative bodies -- Reform.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780230306820