IIAS Series: Governance and Public Management International Institute of Administrative Sciences (IIAS) – Improving Administrative Sciences Worldwide To cover the diversity of its members, the IIAS has set up four sub-entities: – The EGPA (European Group for Public Administration) – The IASIA (International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administration)– The LAGPA (Latin American Group for Public Administration) – The AGPA (Asian Group for Public Administration) Website: http://www.iias-iisa.org Governance and Public Management Series The Governance and Public Management series, published in conjunction with the International Institute of Administrative Sciences (IIAS), brings the best research in public administration and management to a global audience. Encouraging a diversity of approach and perspective, the series reflects the Institute's conviction for a neutral and objective voice, grounded in the exigency of fact. How is governance conducted now? How could it be done better? What defines the law of administration and the management of public affairs, and can their implementation be enhanced? Such questions lie behind the Institute's core value of accountability: those who exercise authority must account for its use to those on whose behalf they act.