Proceedings of the 2018 Annual Conference of Asian Association for Public Administration: "Reinventing Public Administration in a Globalized World: A Non-Western Perspective" (AAPA 2018)

Politics-Administration In The Dynamic Relations Of Elected Officials And Bureaucracy In The Recruitment Of Local Career Officials In Indonesia

Authors
Erwan Agus Purwanto, Agus Pramusinto, Dwiyanto Indiahono
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Erwan Agus Purwanto
Available Online March 2018.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/aapa-18.2018.41How to use a DOI?
Keywords
bureaucracy, democracy, elected officials, recruitment, merit system
Abstract
Changes in Indonesian political system have also changed the relations of elected and bureaucratic officials in the recruitment of career officials. The dynamic relations of elected and bureaucratic officials in the recruitment of career officials in New Order Era, and the Reform Era prior to and post The Law of Civil State Apparatus (UU ASN) became interesting to investigate because it can illustrate the dynamics of politics-administration in Indonesia. This study will answer the question: What is the politics-administration in the dynamic relations of elected and bureaucratic officials in the recruitment of career officials at the local level in Indonesia? Research with qualitative research method to answer research question has been done in Tegal City. This study shows that bureaucrats who were in the same side with Mayor during the New Order era emphasizes its recruitment of the officials on the proximity and political benefits to maintain and enlarge the power. The condition of the elected-bureaucratic official relations in the New Order era illustrates political dominance. In the time of Reform Era prior to UU ASN, the relation between elected and bureaucratic officials tended to show what Svara submitted as a complementary condition. In the time of the Reform Era post the UU ASN, when the Mayor has a high degree of political control, and at the same time because of the UU ASN, the degree of bureaucratic independence was also high, occured a conflict between Mayor and bureaucrats. The results of this study modify Svara's (2001) model of politics-administration complementarity.
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