Public Organization Review

, Volume 7, Issue 3, pp 237–259 | Cite as

Policy Implementation in Urban Bangladesh: Role of Intra-organizational Coordination

  • Pranab Kumar PandayEmail author


The present study intended to explore role of intra-organizational coordination in policy implementation in urban Bangladesh. In doing so, an attempt was also made to investigate why and how problems of intra-organizational coordination take place in policy implementation. The study was basically based on empirical data gathered during 2003–2004. The available data substantiated that intra-organizational coordination is an important factor for policy implementation. Problems of coordination within organization in urban Bangladesh take place owing to lack of institutionalized rules and regulation and problematic financial management. Once coordination within organization is problematic, policy implementation is hampered which resulted in delay in project completion, increase of cost and unsatisfactory public service delivery.


Intra-organizational coordination Policy implementation and urban Bangladesh 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Public and Social AdministrationCity University of Hong KongKowloon TongHong Kong

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