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Walter Kickert

prof.dr. W.J.M. Kickert

Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen

Erasmus University Rotterdam

 

T: 010-4082137

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E: kickert@remove-this.fsw.eur.nl

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Profile

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Professional experience

Full Professor
University Erasmus University Rotterdam
School Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen
Department Department of Public Administration
Country The Netherlands
   

Research

Walter Kickert (1950) is Professor of Public Management at the department of Public Administration, Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Walter Kickert has graduated in experimental physics in Utrecht, was research assistant in control engineering at London University and did his PhD in organisation science in Eindhoven. Afterwards he has been working at the department of Public Administration at Nijmegen University and at the ministry of Education and Sciences. In 1990 he was nominated full professor of public management at Erasmus University Rotterdam. Since 2006 he also is the scientific director on the Netherlands Institute of Government, the national interuniversity research school of administrative and political sciences. His main research themes were management in complex networks, management and organisation in central government, autonomisation of executive agencies, reorganisations of ministries and province. He has carried out international comparative research of public management and administrative reform in European countries. Until 2011 he was deputy-editor of the international journal Public Administration. Besides his scientific work he has extensive experience in conducting contract research and consultancy for various ministries and other public organisations.

See also his short biography

Publications

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  • Kuipers, B.S., Higgs, M.J., Kickert, W.J.M., Tummers, L.G., Grandia, J. & Voet, J. van der (2014). The management of change in public organisations: A literature review. Public Administration, 20(1), 1-20.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2013). How German government responded to the fiscal crisis. Public Money and Management, 33(4).
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2013). How the Danish government responded to the financial crisis. Public Money and Management, 33(1), 55-62.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2012). State Responses to the Fiscal Crisis: Belgium. Public Money and Management, 32(4), 303-310.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2012). How the Dutch government responded to financial, economic and fiscal crisis. Public Money and Management, 32(6), 439-444.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2012). How the UK government responded to the Fiscal Crisis. An outsider's view. Public Money and Management, 32(3), 169-176.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2012). State Responses to the Fiscal Crisis in Britain, Germany and The Netherlands. Public Management Review (print), 14(3), 299-309.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2012). Hoe de Nederlandse overheid omging met de crisis. Bestuurskunde, 21(2), 50-59.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2012). Europa en de crisis. Hoe Europese overheden omgingen met de bankencrisis, economische crisis en begrotingscrisis in 2008-2011. Rotterdam: Erasmus Universtiteit Rotterdam.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2011). Italy Greece Spain and Portugal compared, edited symposium. In Vol. 89. Public Administration (pp. 3).
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2011). [Bespreking van het boek Edoardo Ongaro, Public management reform and modernization]. International Review of Administrative Sciences.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2011). Specificity of Change Management in Public Organisations. In Public organization review.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. & Meer, F.B.L. van der (2011). Small, slow and gradual reform: what can historical institutionalism tell us? International Journal of Public Administration, 34(8), 475-485.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2011). Chapter in Portuguese Handbook of Public Administration. In Filipe Araujo (Ed.), University of Minho, Portugal.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2011). Steering emergent and complex change processes. In S. Groeneved & S. Van de Walle (Eds.), New Steering Concepts in Public Management, IPMN series.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. & Meer, F.B. (2011). Small, slow and gradual reform. What can historical institutionalism tell us about? International Journal of Public Administration, 34(8).
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2010). Public management reform in continental Europe. National distinctiveness. In P. Laegreid & T. Christensen (Eds.), Ashgate Research Companion to New Public Management,. [S.l.]: Ashgate.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2010). Managing emergent and complex change: the case of Dutch agencification. International Review of Administrative Sciences, 76(3), 489-515.
  • Groeneveld, S.M. & Kickert, W.J.M. (2010). Promoveren in de bestuurswetenschappen en politicologie in Nederland. Res publica : revue de l'Institut Belge de Science Politique = tijdschrift van het Belgisch Instituut voor Politieke Wetenschappen, 52(4), 540-544.
  • Kuipers, B.S., Higgs, M.J., Kickert, W.J.M., Meer, F.B.L. van der, Grandia, J., Post, R., Tummers, L.G., Voet, J. van der & Witte, M.C. de (2010). Managing change in public organizations: A review of the literature between 2000-2010. NIG Annual Work Conference: Maastricht (2010, november 25 - 2010, november 26).
  • Kickert, W.J.M. & Meer, F.B.L. van der (2009). Reorganisatie van de provincie Noord-Holland van 2003 tot 2006: verschillende invalshoeken en verschillende verhalen. Amsterdam: Reed Business.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2009, juli 02). Civil service reform in the Netherlands: planned or emergent change. Barcelona, EGOS Colloqium.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2008). The study of public management in Europe and the United States. Der moderne Staat: Zeitschrift fûr Public Policy, Recht und Management, 1(1), 221-235.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2008). Overheidshervormingen in Griekenland. Bestuurswetenschappen, 62(2), 53-81.
  • Reichard, C. & Kickert, W.J.M. (2008). PhD Education in Public Administration and Management in Europe. In G. Jenei & K. Mike (Eds.), Public Administration and Public Policy Degree Programs in Europe: the Road from Bologna. Bratislava: NISPAcee.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2008). The study of public management in the Netherlands. Managing complex networks and public governance. In W.J.M. Kickert (Ed.), The Study of Public Management in Europe and the US (pp. 122-143). Londen: Routledge.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (Ed.). (2008). The Study of Public Management in Europe and the US. Londen: Routledge.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2008). Public Administration reforms in The Netherlands and Southern Europe. Economica Conference: Lisbon (2008, september 25).
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2007). Distinctive characteristics of state and administrative reform in Southern Europe. In H. Hill (Ed.), Modernizing Government in Europe (pp. 191-212). Baden-Baden: Nomos Verlag.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2007). Laat duizend bloemen bloeien: hoe het ministerie van LNV omgaat met externe veranderin-gen. Den Haag: Reed Business.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2007). Public management reforms in countries with a Napoleonic state model: France, Italy and Spain. In C. Pollitt, S. van Thiel & V. Homburg (Eds.), New Public Management in Europe. Adaptation and Alternatives (pp. 26-51). Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. & Toonen, T.A.J. (2006). Public Administration in the Netherlands: expansion diversification and consolidation. Public Administration, 84(4), 969-987.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2006). Overheidshervormingen en publiek management in Spanje. Bestuurswetenschappen, 60(2), 113-135.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2006). Publiek management en overheidshervormingen in Portugal. Bestuurswetenschappen, 60(5), 369-396.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. & Stillman, R.J. (2006). The future of european public administration. Part IV: Portugal, introduction. Public Administration, 84(2), 387-388.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2005). Distinctiveness in the study of public management in Europe. A historical-institutional analysis of France. Public Management Review (print), 7(4), 537-563.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. & Stillman, R.J. (2005). The Future of European Public Administration Sciences. Part III: Germany. Public Administration, 83(3), 657-658.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2005). Overheidshervormingen in het verleden. Reflecties door betrokkenen. Bestuurswetenschappen, 59(4), 326-350.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2005). Traditions of Public Governance: the forgotten context for innovation. In M. Veenswijk (Ed.), Organizing Innovation.New Approaches to Cultural Change and Intervention in Public Sector Organizations. Amsterdam: IOS Press.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2005). Overheidshervormingen in Italië. Bestuurswetenschappen, 59(2), 105-120.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. & Stillman, R.J. (2004). The Future of European Public Administration Sciences. Part II: Norway. Public Administration, 82(3), 677-678.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2004). Reorganisations at the ministries of Justice - Agriculture, Nature and Fishery - Public Health, Welfare and Sport. In A. Benz, H. Siedntopf & K.P. Sommerman (Eds.), Institutionenbildung in Regierung und Verwaltung (pp. 557-571). Berlin: Ducker und Humboldt.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2004). The History of Governance in the Netherlands. Den Haag: Reed Business Information.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. & Stillman, R.J. (2004). The Future of European Public Administration Sciences. Part I: Denmark. Public Administration, 82(1), 123-125.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2004). Wetenschappelijke oogst van de Nederlandse Bestuurskunde. Bestuurskunde, 13(1), 14-24.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2003). Beneath Consensual Corporatism: traditions of governance in the Netherlands. Public Administration, 81(1), 119-140.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2003). Beyond Public Management. Shifting frames of reference in administrative reforms in the Netherlands. Public Management Review (print), 5(3), 377-399.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2003). Histoire de la Gouvernance Publique aux Pays-Bas. Revue Francaise d'Administration Publique, 105-106, 167-182.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2003). A mini-symposium on local government reforms: The netherlands, Germany and Switzerland compared. Preface. Public Administration, 81(2), 299-300.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2002). Public governance in small European states. International Journal of Public Administration, 25(12), 1475-1495.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2002). Beyond public management. Shifting frames of reference in administrative Reforms in The Netherlands. Public Management Review (print), 5(3), 377-399.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2002). Verhalen van verandering. Sociale reconstructie van reorganisaties op de ministeries van Justitie, O&W en VWS. Den Haag: Elsevier Bedrijfsinformatie.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2001). Public management of Hybrid Organisations. International Public Management Journal, 4(4), 1-1.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2000). Questions about New Public Management: why what and beyond. A brief tour d'horizon. In P. Knoepfel & W. Linder (Eds.), Verwaltung, Regierung und Verfassung im Wandel (pp. 249-267). Basel: Helbing & Lichtengahn.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2000). Public Management Reforms in The Netherlands. Social Reconstruction of Reforms Ideas and Underlying Frames of Reference. Delft: Eburon.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. & Hakvoort, J.L.M. (2000). .Public Governance in Europe: a historical-institutional tour d'horizon. In O. van Heffen, W.J.M. Kickert & J.A. Thomassen (Eds.), Governance in Modern Society. Effects, Change and Formation of Government Institutions (pp. 223-256). Dordrecht/Boston/London: Kluwer Academic Publishers.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. & Thomassen, J. (2000). Governance in Modern Society. In W.J.M. Kickert, O. van Heffen & J. Thomassen (Eds.), Governance in Modern Society (pp. 223-255). Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers.
  • Kickert, W.J.M., Heffen, O. van & Thomassen, J. (Eds.). (2000). Governance in Modern Society. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (1999). Discussion of the paper of Sandra Dawson. Public Management, 1(4), 483-487.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (1999). New Public Management in Zwitserland. Bestuurswetenschappen, 392-414.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (1999). Expansion and diversification of Public Administration in the post-war welfare stak. The case of the Netherlands. In W.J.M. Kickert & R.J. Stillman (Eds.), The modern state and its study. The new administrative sciences in a changing Europe and United States (pp. 159-178). Cheltenham: Edward Elgan.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (1999). Introduction (met R.J. Stillman). In W.J.M. Kickert & R.J. Stillman (Eds.), The modern state and its study. The new administrative sciences in a changing Europe and United States (pp. 3-16). Cheltenham: Edward Elgan.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. & Stillman, R.J. (Eds.). (1999). The modern state and its study. The new administrative sciences in a changing Europe and United States. Cheltenham: Edward Elgan.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (1999). Oeffentliches Management in hybriden Organisationen II. Verwaltung und Management Zeitschrift für Allgemeine Verwaltung, 5(5), 304-311.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (1999). Oeffentliches Management in hybriden Organisationen I. Verwaltung und Management Zeitschrift für Allgemeine Verwaltung, 5(4), 212-215.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (1998). Aansturing van verzelfstandigde overheidsdiensten. Alphen aan de Rijn: Samsom.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (1998). Toekomst bestuurskunde in historisch perspectief. In F.B. van der Meer & A.B. Ringeling (Eds.), Bestuurskunde en Praktijk (pp. 255-267). Alphen a/d Rijn: Samsom.
  • Kickert, W.J.M., Klijn, E.H. & Koppenjan, J.F.M. (1997). Conclusions: strategies for networkmanagement. In W.J.M. Kickert, E.H. Klijn & J.F.M. Koppenjan (Eds.), Managing complex networks: strategies for the public sector (pp. 166-191). Londen: Sage.
  • Kickert, W.J.M., Rhodes, R.A.W., Reichard, C., Jann, W., Strehl, F., Schedler, k., Rouban, L., Verhaak, F.O.M., Alba, C., Maes, R., Konig, K., deLeon, L. & Peters, B.G. (1997). Public Management and administrative reform in Western Europe. Cheltenham (UK): Edward Elgar Publishing ltd.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (1997). Public Management in the United States and Europe. In W.J.M. Kickert (Ed.), Public Management and Administrative Reform in Western Europe (pp. 15-38). Cheltenham (UK): Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd.
  • Lane, J.E. & Kickert, W.J.M. (1997). Anglo-Saxon Public Management and European Governace, the case of Dutch administrative reforms. In J.E. Lane (Ed.), Public Sector Reform (pp. 168-187). Londen: Sage.
  • Kickert, W.J.M., Klijn, E.H. & Koppenjan, J.F.M. (1997). Managing Complex Networks. Londen: Sage.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (1997). Public Governance in The Netherlands, an alternative to Anglo-American 'managerialism'. Public Administration Review, 75(4), 731-752.
  • Klijn, E.H., Kickert, W.J.M. & Koppenjan, J.F.M. (1997). Introduction. In W.J.M. Kickert, E.H. Klijn & J.F.M. Koppenjan (Eds.), Managing Complex Networks:strategies for the public sector (pp. 1-13). Londen: Sage.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (1996). Voortschrijdend inzicht rond verzelfstandiging. Openbaar Bestuur, 6(4), 15-17.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (1996). Administrative reforms and public sector governance in The Netherlands. In C. Reichard & H. Wollmann (Eds.), Kommunalverwaltung im Modernisierungsschub (pp. 320-350). Berlin/Basel: Birkhauser Verlag.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (1996). Verwaltungsreform in den Niederlanden. In W. Fisker & E. Mundhenke (Eds.), New public management in der Bundesverwaltung (pp. 135-145). Bruehl: Fachhochschule der Bunder fur offentliche Verwaltung.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (1996). Expansion and diversification of public administration in the post-war welfare state; The case of The Netherlands. Public Administration Review, 56(1), 88-95.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (1996). Beleids- en bestuurswetenschappen in Nederland: Ontstaan, ontwikkeling en stand van zaken. Bestuurswetenschappen, 50(1), 34-61.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. & Stillman, R.J. (1996). Symposium on changing European states; Changing public administration. Public Administration Review, 56(1), 65-105.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (1996). Bestuurskunde in de Verenigde Staten; Ontwikkelingen in historisch-maatschappelijke context. Bestuurskunde, 122-135.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. & Twist, M.J.W. van (1995). Verzelfstandiging, kerndepartementen en overheidssturing. In P. de Jong, A.F.A. Korsten, A.J. Modderkolk & I.M.A.M. Pröpper (Eds.), Verantwoordelijkheid en verantwoording in het openbaar bestuur.Geschriften van de Vereniging voor Bestuurskunde (pp. 71-82). Den Haag: VUGA Uitgeverij B.V..
  • Bekke, A.J.G.M., Kickert, W.J.M. & Kooiman, J. (1995). Public Management and Governance. In W.J.M. Kickert & F.A. van Vught (Eds.), Public Policy and Administration Sciences in the Netherlands (pp. 201-218). London: Prentice-Hall/Harvester Wheatsheaf.
  • Ringeling, A.B. & Kickert, W.J.M. (2010). Een hiërarchisch openbaar bestuur. In P. de Jong, M. Herweijer, W. Derksen & H. Aardema (Eds.), Empirische meerwaarde voor de Bestuurskunde. Liber Amicorum Arno Korsten (pp. 79-90). Meppel: Boom.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2009). Civil service reform in the Netherlands: planned or emergent change. EGOS colloqium, ESADE: Barcelona (2009, juli 02 - 2009, juli 04).
  • Kickert, W.J.M., Cachet, A. & Meer, F.B.L. van der (2007). Liefde voor het Openbaar Bestuur en Liefde voor de Bestuurskunde. Delft: Eburon.
  • Kickert, W.J.M., Cachet, A., Meer, F.B.L. van der & Schaap, L. (2007). Inleiding. Ringeling als Bestuurskundige. In W. Kickert, A. Cachet, F.B.L. van der Meer & L. Schaap (Eds.), Liefde voor het Openbaar Bestuur en Liefde voor de Bestuurskunde. Delft: Eburon.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. & Meer, F.B.L. van der (2006). Hoe gaat het ministerie van LNV om met externe veranderingen: verschillende beelden en meningen. Den Haag: Ministerie van LNV.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2003). Reorganisations at the ministeries of Justice - Agriculture, Nature and Fishery - Public Health, Welfare and Sports. In A. Benz, H. Siedentopf & K.P. Sommermann (Eds.), Institutionenbildung in Regierung und Verwaltung (Festschrift für Klaus König (pp. 557-579). Berlin: Duncker und humblot gmbh.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2003). Reorganisaties op de ministeries van Justitie - Landbouw, Natuurbeheer en Visserij - Onderwijs en Wetenschappen - Volksgezondheid, Welzijn en Sport. In G. Dijkstra, F.B. van der Meer & M. Rutgers (Eds.), Het Belang van de Publieke Zaak. Beschouwingen over Bestuurskunde en Openbaar Bestuur (pp. 161-182). Delft: Eburon.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2012, September 25). Over boek 'Europa en de crisis'. De Standaard
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2012, november 07). Europa en de crisis. European Council on Foreign Affairs, Londen, Debatserie 'Europe in crisis'.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2012, september 20). Europa en de crisis. De Unie, Rotterdam, Talkshow Studio Erasmus.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2012). Europa en de crisis. Villa VPRO Radio 1: (2012, september 05).
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2012). Europa en de crisis. Interview op Nieuwsradio 1: (2012, augustus 30).
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2012). Over boekje Europa en de Crisis. Vlaams Kwaliteitsweekblad Knack: (2012, september 05).
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2012, november 06). Europa en de crisis. St. Anthony College, University of Oxford, Oxford, Debatserie ' Europe in crisis'.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2008). Administrative reform in Southern Europe. Research workshop on Public Values and Public Interest: Copenhagen (2008, mei 28 - 2008, mei 31).
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2004). Public Management Schools in Europe. International Research Seminar Public Management: Budapest (2004, april 01).
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2002). Management of complex networks, a review. International conference on sustainable development and complex network management: Barcelona (2002, oktober 04).
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2002). Beyond public management. Shifting frames of reference in administrative reforms in the Netherlands. French political Science Conference: Lille (2002, september 19).
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (2002). Public governance in Europe. European Group of Public Administration (EGPA): Potsdam (2002, september 04).
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (1999, maart 15). Management Reforms in the Netherland. Berlijn, International comparative research project "Central State and Government Reform".
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (1999, juni 15). Public Management Reforms in Western Government. Lissabon, 20th Anniversary Conference of the National Institute of Administration of Portugal.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (1999, november 15). keynote adress. Birmingham, ESRC Programme Public Management at Aston University Birmingham.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (1997, januari 29). Aansturing van verzelfstandigde diensten. Rotterdam, Erasmus forum, publiek ondernemen.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (1997, januari 14). Public Management reforms in institutional context. state and administration in Europe and the United States. Parijs, OECD-PUMA seminar on 'public management theory'.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (1997, december 24). Public management in Europe. Caserta, symposium Scuola Superiore della Publica Amministrazione.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (1997, november 03). Administrative reform in the Netherlands. Bremen, 3e Europeische Verwaltungsreform Kongress.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (1998, april 05). autonomisation of agencies. Leuven, EGPA-conference.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (1998, augustus 05). geen titel. Bloomington, Conference 'comparative civil service systems'.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (1998, januari 17). Public Administration Sciences in the Netherlands. Londen, Political Science Association seminar on administrative sciences in Europe.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (1996, oktober 21). Erfahrungen im Ausland. Berlin, Congres `Verwaltungsreform Bund'.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (1996, april 30). Wegen zum schlanken Staat. Bonn, Congress.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. & Hoekstra (Samenw), A. (1997, april 24). Voordracht `aansturing verzelfstandigde overheidsdiensten'. Rotterdam???, Congres veranderingsmanagement Erasmus Forum.
  • Kickert, W.J.M. (1997, april 29). Voordracht `Verzelfstandiging'. onbekend, Directie LASER, min. LNV.