International Journal of Public Sector Management: Volume 1 Issue 1


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The Administrative Environment: An Unrecognised and Neglected Key to Greater Sustainability in Development Lending

James M. Kearns

Many Third World capital project investments lack “sustainability” — they are often successfully designed and implemented but then fail to operate well enough or long…

Measuring Performance in Non‐market Organisations

N.P. Hepworth

The differences in management between public and private returns are outlined: especially the implications of political control and political objectives. The consequences…

Total Resource Management in the Third World

Clive R. Kinder

A case study of a performance improvement programme in a Third World hospital is used to illustrate the Total Resource Management approach in institutional development…

The Concept of Value for Money

R. Glendinning

The Concept of Value for Money (VFM) in everyday life is easily understood: not paying more for a good or service than its quality or availability justify. In relation to…


The Nature and Effectiveness of Training for Decentralised Administrative Systems in Africa

M.J. Balogun

The factors which produced an excess of centralisation in Africa are described. The training needs arising from the new emphasis on decentralisation are then outlined. An…

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