Decentralization

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Decentralization: Decentralization is the process done by not just the government but other organizations, institutions, companies and many more. Decentralization takes place when a central body wants to distribute power to different sectors. These different sectors are expected to shoulder the responsibility that was passed to them. There are different types of decentralization, these are Political Decentralization, Administrative Decentralization, Fiscal Decentralization and Economic or Market Decentralization but in this paper I am going to focus on the Political Decentralization that is taking place in the Federal government of Germany. Political decentralization supports transparency for one of its aims is to better inform it people on the decision process that is taking place in the government. By this, the citizens of that state or that region are given the chance to participate more and can further influence the decision making of their own government. The citizens’ local interests are better represented because its representatives cannot hide from them and by this many will be more enthusiastic about participating and be more interested in the government and this in return will make the citizens complain less and accept rules or policies that will be passed or implemented by their government. This will create less chaos and opposition from the citizens and will result to faster implementation of rules and many will acknowledge the passed rule or policy at a much quicker pace since they were a part in all of the process. There is no fixated process on decentralizing a government, the state has to decide the different step or rules that they will apply upon decentralizing their government. There are also a lot of fact... ... middle of paper ... ...f Germany when it comes to decentralization reforms. And this setup has been rewarding for Germany and the municipalities, today Baden-Wuerttemberg is one of the richest state of Germany and also one of the richest region in Europe, many famous companies are situated there like Carl Zeiss and Robert Bosch and the quality of living is relatively high. Works Cited http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lower_Saxony http://circa.europa.eu/irc/dsis/regphttp://www.hfv-speyer.de/Kuhlmann/Mitarbeiter/Kuhlmann/Publikationen/OnlineTexte/KommunalerWandel/Ebinger_Grohs_Reiter-Decentralization_EGPA07.pdfortraits/info/data/de1_eco.htmhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baden-W%C3%BCrttemberg http://www.uv.es/EBRIT/macro/macro_5001_33_19.html http://www.germanculture.com.ua/library/facts/bl_unification_impact.htm http://www.ciesin.org/decentralization/English/General/Different_forms.html
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