Paradoxes of Human Nature and Public Management Reform – Talbot 2005
This is a book chapter based on a key note speech I gave at the launch conference of the Network of Asia-Pacific Schools and Institutes of Public Administration and Governance (NAPSIPAG) in Kuala Lumpur in December 2004.
It tries to draw a link between evolved human social nature and the contradictory tides of public management reform
It was published in this book which is sadly no longer available (although I have a PDF of the entire book if anyone wants it).
The model of human social instincts I use here, which was also used in my book “The Paradoxical Primate“, has since changed as I explain elsewhere on this blog .
[I wrote this short note for UG and PG dissertations students I supervise. If it’s of any use to anyone else, please feel free….with acknowledgement of course. Wouldn’t want you falling foul of TurnItIn.]
Having an outline – a road map – that tells you and your supervisor what you expecting to cover in your UG or PG dissertation is an invaluable aid to thinking, researching and writing. Continue reading “A Very Short, Easy and Free Guide: How to Plan a Dissertation”