The World Bank and Governance: A Decade of Reform and Reaction
This timely book offers the first critical examination of World Bank policy reforms and initiatives during the past decade.
The World Bank is viewed as one of the most powerful international organizations of our time. The authors critically analyze the influence of the institution’s policy and engagement during the past decade in a variety of issue areas, including human rights, domestic reform, and the environment.
The World Bank and Governancedelves into the bowels of the World Bank, exploring its organizational structure, professional culture and bureaucratic procedures, illustrating how these shape its engagement with an increasingly complex, diverse and challenging operational environment. The book includes chapters on two under-researched divisions of the World Bank: the International Finance Corporation and the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency. Several illuminating country studies are also included, analyzing the World Bank's activities in Argentina, Bolivia, Lebanon, Hungary and Vietnam.
This volume will be of great interest to students and scholars of international relations, development, politics and economics.
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Poor performance and inertia are two key indicators of an organization's ability to undergo transformational change . As Sastry notes , as inertia builds up ... signals of poor performance must be stronger for the organization to react ...
Continued internal feedback on the Bank's poor performance in the forest sector helped prompt and ensure change to the 1991 Forest Strategy and 1993 Forest Operational Policy . The Operations Evaluation Department ( OED ) , the Bank's ...
Indeed , under the new aid framework civil society organizations have a triple role to play : ( 1 ) to provide “ accountability ' ; ( 2 ) to provide services to the poor as sub - contractors of the state ; and ( 3 ) to provide ...
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