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Humble and Obedient Servants: The Administration of New South Wales 1901-1960 Volume 2 Peter J. Tyler

Humble and Obedient Servants: The Administration of New South Wales 1901-1960 Volume 2

Peter J. Tyler

Published July 1st 2006
ISBN : 9780868408248
Paperback
288 pages
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New South Wales government administration increased four-fold during the first six decades of the twentieth century with population growth and greater community expectations. Employment of staff for this burgeoning administrative corps and teachingMoreNew South Wales government administration increased four-fold during the first six decades of the twentieth century with population growth and greater community expectations. Employment of staff for this burgeoning administrative corps and teaching service became the responsibility of the Public Service Board. The Board exerted rigid centralized control over every aspect of administration. The result was a moderately efficient, loyal and conformist bureaucracy structured around fixed routines, where innovation was not encouraged.