Welcome to the Public Centre Research Centre - The Netherlands. This section features insightful research from The Netherlands and similar countries on the issues and the challenges faced by public sector and government officials while providing a roadmap of the future of government. To view global publications, please choose the option "all publications" in the menu to the left.
The success of organizations is increasingly dependent in how they embed their social objectives and core values in their culture. A culture is valuable not only in a well-articulated mission, but also in the behaviour of managers and employees. The publication is a separate card which includes the ten key questions that supervisors can draw on culture and behaviour. On the other side of the card ten indicators for culture and behaviour.
Strategy and project planning in public housing needs a vision on the needs people will have over 20 years or more and your role as public housing company.
This paper describes some important VAT issues and points of interest with regard to sporting clubs. We show how sporting clubs and local authorities can make use of the fiscal advantages that legislation has made possible. An accurate implementation will make VAT a limited debit entry.
This report was developed by the PwC practice in the Netherlands. The objective of this report is to support cluster managers, policy makers and other relevant stakeholders in crystallising the notion of cluster management excellence as a process rather than an output. We suggest that to achieve cluster excellence, focusing on cluster management alone is not enough, and the notion of cluster governance has to be brought onto the stage.
This report provides a summary of the most important trends in the Dutch Education Sector for 2011.
This report provides a summary of the most important trends in Dutch charitable and not for profit organisations in 2011. Furthermore we set out the latest trends on international development assistance, governance and tax law.
In our publication “A view on risks for housing corporations” we give managers and supervisory boards a framework for setting up a transparent in-control risk assessment in the annual account and for reporting on risks and risk management to the Board of Directors and Board of Commissioners.
This publication gives insights into how the 40 biggest housing corporations use financial controls and into the trends they are dealing with in this context.
The world changes, society changes, demographics change, people change and so government has to change as well. This transformation will take place within all facets of government. Different goals, different phrasing of client issues, different services, a different approach on operational management, public private partnership and a different view on management information. These changes place a huge demand on the innovative and changing powers of organisations. The way you organise your information services can help with that.
Ageing is bound to have profound effects on the education sector. While some of them can be classified as risks or hurdles, examining the projected effects of ageing may also uncover some interesting opportunities. New insights may emerge that present you with new choices. The search for a new balance in education supply and demand of will lead you to explore fresh, innovative forms of service provision and different views on staff deployment.
In the eye of the storm : Moving from collaboration to consolidation draws on front line experience of advising on the planning and execution of mergers in both the public and private sector and considers the potential drivers and sources of benefits that a merger can deliver, a route map for a successful merger and the merger process.
In this Dutch summary we go into the specific differences between the Netherlands and other countries which took part in the international PwC study "Seizing the day".
PwC point of view report on ageing and its effects on housing corporations; healthcare; local and regional government; justice, law, enforcement and safety; health insurance companies and pension funds; and education.
The Netherlands will have to improve the connection between higher education and universities to be able to maintain its international position.