International Journal of Public Sector Management: Volume 11 Issue 7


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Privatization of state enterprise: policy drivers and lessons learned

D. Wayne Taylor, Allan A. Warrack

Government’s continuum of policy instrument choices historically has included nationalization of enterprise. Today, the additional choice exists of the privatization of…


Strategic management initiatives in the Civil Service: a cross‐cultural comparison

Sebastian Green

This paper presents some preliminary findings from a research project into strategic management initiatives in the Civil Services of four countries: Ireland, Northern…


Monitoring and evaluation of local authority anti‐poverty strategies in the UK

Pete Alcock, Gary Craig

Based on a series of research projects which investigated the development and operation of anti‐poverty strategies by local authorities in the UK. Reveals widespread…


The process of change related to health policy shift: reforming a health care system

Ann L. Casebeer, Kathryn J. Hannah

Efforts of governments to adjust the responsiveness and efficiency of their health care systems are evident across the globe. In the seemingly constant search for…


A marketing strategy for public sector organisations compelled to operate in a compulsory competitive tendering environment

John Day, Paul Reynolds, Geoff Lancaster

This article is concerned with entrepreneurial behaviour and the use of marketing by architectural professionals and their business colleagues in building services as a…


The Australian experience: managing a non‐metropolitan urban water utility ‐ paradigm shifting towards a new mindset

Robert Sadler

This paper examines the operating environment of non‐metropolitan urban water authorities in Victoria, Australia. It analyses the policy framework within which the…

Regeneration and the curious tale of gender blindness

Moyra Riseborough

The Single Regeneration Budget (SRB) is a key social‐economic regeneration instrument in the UK delivered through partnerships of cross‐ sectoral organisations with local…


Conflict and convergence: managing pluralism in planning and provision

Tamara Essex

There has been much research focusing on contracting and its effect on individual voluntary sector organisation, and some mapping of the extent of voluntary sector…

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