n Journal of Public Administration - Editorial
|© Publisher:||South African Association of Public Administration and Management (SAAPAM)|
|Journal||Journal of Public Administration|
|Publication Date||Jun 2002|
|Pages||83 - 84|
Government is continuously being required to adopt new policies or adapt existing policies and service delivery mechanisms to cater for the needs and meet the needs of contemporary society. It is required of Government to adapt its decision-making and policy formulation strategies to accommodate the diverse factors influencing policies and their outcomes e.g. environmental concerns, national and international economic and political developments as well as societal phenomena. Once Government is assured that the strategies would result in optimum policies the implementation thereof could commence. However, it is imperative to ensure that the results would be achieved efficiently and effectively. Therefore, administrative and managerial monitoring and control mechanisms should also be developed and implemented.
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