Welcome to the second edition of our International Journal on New Paradigm of Government. As it first edition, the journal keep on promoting good governance through any researches or academic writing publication. This time, the theme is Bureaucracy Reform that perform seven distinguished writings from mostly practicioners in the Ministry of Home Affairs. We start the journey of reformation by Diah Anggreani who wrote Bureaucracy Reform in the Empirical Perspective and Pathology. As a former General Secretary in the Ministry of Home Affairs she argued that pathology of bureaucracy has weaken the performance of bureaucracy. The Pathology is risen due to the widely big structure and unfocused authority, lack of coordination dan ego of institutions in addition to bribery existed cultures in society.
Our college from Mindanao State University also participated sharing their research on Perceived Availability of Inmates Social Services and Problems Encountered: The Case of Provincial Jail, Lanao Del Sur, Philippines. Professor Milhaya Dianalan and collages argue that a social service would empower the primary needs of any human beings including spiritual services. Discussing Bureaucracy Reform on Population Administration is the main talk of Irman who is currently served as General Director of Population and Civil Registration. He found that the effectiveness and efficiency in using population database has significant correlation with the improvement of public services. It is also energizing to read The Leadership Who Served in Reformation Bureaucracy in DKI Jakarta Governor Leadership who promotes the necessary of change of leadership to be more open and serving that will lead the bureaucracy efficiency and capacity. It is described by Ahmad Zubaidi who is currently a Head of Education and Training Agency in Ministry of Home Affairs.
In addition to the previous research, Yuswandi Tumenggung who is served as a General Secretary of Ministry of Home Affairs wrote on Bureaucracy Reform in Indonesia Development Planning. He found that reformation should be a systematically changed on institutions, apparatus, procedure and planning which is one another strongly correlated. Bambang Supriadi, a lecture in Institute of Internal Affairs argues on Public Services Bureuacracy Reform in Tore Ndao Regency, he found that as new local government in eastern isolated regency, the leadership shows a good point to produce more public services in the society. The last article present by Rahyuni Rauf a member of AIPI Pekanbaru, who wrote Role of Community Reform in Bureaucracy in Indonesia. The argument is that the the reform demands of society should to be involved in the process of governance and development, the role of the community can be implemented in the formulation process of planning, implementation, administration, supervision, direction, reporting and appraisal (evaluation) on governance and development.
Finally, the bureaucracy reformation could be the most often said terminology, many researches and debatable argument presented only to show the expectation of a better bureaucracy function as executor of regulations, the extended hand of government to serve the public. We are grateful for having us as one of your reading source. We will keep up continued to sphered the research and academic debate on government. Happy reading.