International Journal of Public Sector Management: Volume 10 Issue 5


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The role of the public administration in fighting corruption

Frederick Stapenhurst, Petter Langseth

The issue of corruption has come to centre stage. The economic consequences of pervasive corruption, and the recent trends towards democratization, have increased the…


Managing risk and delivering quality services: a case study perspective

Jenny Harrow

Public managers throughout the world work in an unforgiving environment in which to take risks. Managers face varying pressures from a range of informed publics to ensure…


Alternatives to imposed administrative reform: the NGOs

Keith M. Henderson

A need exists to find alternatives to the universalized model of administration required by the World Bank, International Monetary Fund and bilateral donors…


The road to privatization: TQM and business planning

Lynne Bennington, James Cummane

Provides an overview of the literature on public sector reform, total quality management (TQM) and strategic planning. Traces the change efforts and road to privatization…


Telematics and community governance: issues for policy and practice

Ivan Horrocks, Christine Bellamy

The changing processes and practices of governing have led to the emergence of an increasingly complex environment in which a plethora of organizations and agencies can be…


Primary care information technology within the NHS: The concept of markets and hierarchies on systems exploitation

Ray Hackney, Gurpreet Dhillon, Neil McBride

The planning and implementation of electronic information systems and technology (IS/IT) following the National Health Service (NHS) reforms in the UK are both widespread…

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