Good governance implementation and international allignment : the case of regional governments in Indonesia

Mardiasmo, Diaswati (2007) Good governance implementation and international allignment : the case of regional governments in Indonesia. Masters by Research thesis, Queensland University of Technology.


The purpose of this study is to analyse the level of good governance understanding implementation in Indonesia regional governments, identify impeding variables to good governance implementation, and evaluate the extent of international good governance standards alignment. The influence of economic and political transition, decentralisation and regional autonomy regime, bureaucracy culture, and political history is analysed to reflect the degree of good governance implementation and level of convergence to international good governance standards. The methodological approach involves a triangulation of in-depth interview, document analysis, and International Good Governance Standard comparison. Findings from the study reflect disparities in good governance understanding and implementation between Indonesia regional governments, nine main impeding variables to good governance implementation including bureaucratic culture and political history, and a positive response to convergence towards international good governance standard alignment. Findings also act as an in depth study and analysis of current Indonesia regional government situation, resulting in inputs and recommendations geared towards public policy development and good governance implementation guidelines.

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ID Code: 16508
Item Type: QUT Thesis (Masters by Research)
Supervisor: Barnes, Paul & Sakurai, Yuka
Keywords: good governance, Indonesia, Indonesia regional government, impeding variables, International Good Governance Standards, triangulation methodology, in-depth interviews, document analysis, international standard comparison, decentralisation, regional autonomy, bureaucracy culture, political history, disparity, convergence, divergence, public policy, implementation guidelines
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Management
Department: Faculty of Business
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Copyright Owner: Copyright Diaswati Mardiasmo
Deposited On: 03 Dec 2008 04:04
Last Modified: 28 Oct 2011 19:48

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