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New Order and ProgressDevelopment and Democracy in Brazil$
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Ben Ross Schneider

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780190462888

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2016

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190462888.001.0001

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Public Management Incongruity in 21st Century Brazil

Public Management Incongruity in 21st Century Brazil

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(p.134) 6 Public Management Incongruity in 21st Century Brazil
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New Order and Progress
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Barbara Nunberg

Regina Silvia Pacheco

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190462888.003.0006

This chapter examines the public management practices of the successive Partido dos Trabalhadores (PT) governments over the last decade, focusing on the area of machinery of government and human resource management. It tracks policies of state expansion and explores the management of public sector pay and employment as well as civil service recruitment and career development functions. It depicts a federal administration that has adapted to its particular governance imperatives a set of incongruous practices that pair rigid Weberian formalism-with its protection of meritocracy and its tendency toward ossified, unresponsive public bureaucracies-with flexible appointment and rewards behaviors largely unrelated to performance criteria.

Keywords:   public management, performance, civil service, human resource management, Weberianism

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