As a "field of inquiry with a diverse scope" whose fundamental goal is to "advance management and policies so that government can function". Some of the various definitions which have been offered for ... Table 1: Public Administration vs New Public Management (Araujo, 2001) New Public Management (NPM) is totally different in many ways from traditional public administration.
Traditional public administration all over the world failed to take cognizance of some vital environmental forces in spite of its tremendous appeal. This article discusses a timely and relevant topic in political science, which is to do with the government of the future. The article examines the need to innovate and change for the public sector in the west and in the east and the ways in which it can innovate.