The search of a new logic of public administration reforms: the case of metropolitan areas in Italy

Author:Renato Ruffini - Mihaela Tuca - Alessandro Sancino - Martino Andreani
Position::Associate Professor, PhD, LIUC Univeristy, Castellanza, Italy - PhD, National University of Political Sciences and Public Administration, Romania - Lecturer of Management, Department of Public Leadership & Social Enterprise, Open University Business School, London, UK - PhD Candidate, LIUC University, Castellanza, Italy

The aim of this paper is to formulate some recommendations for the currently undergoing reform of Italian metropolitan areas. This case is particularly relevant since it clearly represents how, even if expected by law, reforms might not happen on the implementation side. We draw the recommendations from some basic assumptions of the collaborative governance model. Recommendations deal with the... (see full summary)

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