The Pursuit of Accountability: Promise, Problems, and Prospects
This chapter examines the status of the accountability research and practice. The various accountability promises are discussed and linked to major government reform initiatives. Its problems are then examined and prospects outlined.
Dubnick, Melvin, Kaifeng Yang, and Donald Menzel. “The Pursuit of Accountability: Promise, Problems, and Prospects.” In The State of Public Administration: Issues, Challenges, and Opportunities, by Donald C. Menzel and Harvey L. White, pp. 171–86. United States: M.E. Sharpe, 2011.