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Criticism, Communication and Debate in Public Environment

Ortigueira, Luis C. (2008): Criticism, Communication and Debate in Public Environment.

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This paper presents models of criticism, communication and debate in public environment, focusing on the types of criticism and countercriticism manifested in political debates and public management. The paper proposes: (i) a normative model showing how rational criticism and countercriticism can be conducted, including process and alternative strategies; and (ii) a model of organizational excellence and rational criticism in public management. The paper also include the comments of reviewers of the journal Public Management Review.

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