International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Administrative Reforms in Civil Services: An Analytical Study on Pakistan
Nadeem Abbas

This review paper critically analyses administrative reforms in civil services of Pakistan, with the objective to give recommendations to administratively modernize, and revamp the existing system by applying the administrative approaches of the ‘New Public Management, Neo-Weberian State, New Public Governance, Strategic Management, Human Resource Management’ and Scientific Management to the traditional authority-driven administrative culture of civil services of Pakistan. The paper uses qualitative methods, have an analytical and exploratory nature, and thoroughly examines hurdles in the way forward. This research provides ideas, findings and methods to reform this chronically authority-driven system. The recommendations promote result-oriented administrative set-up, including scientifically-driven revamping and reorienting of the system, improving public service efficiency with enhanced transparency, across the board accountability, and tackling corruption.

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