Preface and Acknowledgements. Chapter 1: Assessment of Public Management Reform and Strategy. (K. Schedler, L. R. Jones, R. Mussari). Part 1 Accountability, Decentralization, and Delegation Strategies. Chapter 2: Rethinking Accountability in Education: How Should Who Hold Whom Accountable for What? (R. D. Behn). Chapter 3: Development of Contracting in Infrastructure Investment in the UK: The Private Finance Initiative in the National Health Service. (J. Broadbent, J. Gill, R. Laughlin). Chapter 4: Stakeholder Theory, Partnerships and Alliances in the Health Care Sector of the UK and Scotland. (A. Murdock). Chapter 5: Strategies for Health Care Reform Implementation in Southern Italy. (M. Menneguzo, V. Male, A. Tenese). Part 2: Information Technology and Management Control Strategies. Chapter 6: Managing the E-Government Organization. (K. Schedler, B. Schmidt). Chapter 7: Reform of Public Management Through ICT: Interface, Accountability and Transparency. (Hiroko Kudo). Chapter 8: Risk, Reform and Organizational Culture: The Case of IRS Tax Systems Modernization. (B. Bozeman). Chapter 9: Management Control Reform in the Public Sector: Contrasting the USA and Italy. (L. R. Jones, R. Mussari). Part 3: Anti-Corruption Strategies. Chapter 10: Political Corruption: Establishing the Parameters. (P. deLeon, M. T. Green). Chapter 11: Supply-Side Control of Corruption: The U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and the OECD Convention. (M. N. Darrough). Chapter 12: Coping with Corruption in Albanian Public Administration and Business. (D. Cepiku). Chapter 13: Reducing Corruption in Post-Communist Countries. (A. Kotchegura). Part 4: Performance Assessment and Management Strategies. Chapter 14: A Conceptual Framework and Methodological Guide for Research on Public Management Policy Change in the Latin American Region. (M. Barzelay et al.). Chapter 15: Developing Performance Indicators and Measurement Systems in Public Institutions. (K. Schedler). Chapter 16: Evaluation of New Public Management Reforms in Switzerland: Empirical Results and Reflections on Methodology. (S. Rieder, L. Lehmann). Chapter 17: Measuring and Managing for Performance: Lessons from Australia. (Bill Ryan). Part 5: Trends in Reform Strategy. Chapter 18: Assessing Public Management Reform Strategy in an International Context. (L. R. Jones, D. F. Kettl). Index.