n Journal of Public Administration - Ecdysis of inhibition : an introduction to a new look of the

Volume 50, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0036-0767



Looking the same and expecting to be looked at differently is insanity. This is a reincarnation of Albert Einstein's conceptualisation of insanity: "doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results". Those with vigilant eyes can immediately tell why this editorial starts on this note. The does not look the same. Its old greenish-yellowish mix on the dust cover, with a bluish imprint, glamorous to an extent, is gone. We deliberately decided to shed the look of the . Henceforth, the dust cover of the is largely white, with bluish and greying imprints. The emblem of the South African Association of Public Administration and Management (SAAPAM) remains encrypted distinctively to give the identity. The new look of the is most likely to fascinate a curious mind, with this inevitable question being a preoccupation: what is the reason for the 's ecdysis? The answer is simple. Looking the same over and over again bores the beholder.

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