International Journal of Public Sector Management: Volume 12 Issue 6


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Productivity measurement and enterprise bargaining – the local government perspective

Ann Hodgkinson

The introduction of efficiency improvements and enterprise bargaining into local authorities has been severely hampered by a failure to agree on a method of measuring…


Continuities and change in Brazilian administrative reform: A critical review and analysis

Christina Windsor Andrews, Graziella Comini, Elenir Honorato Vieira

This paper analyses the strengths and weaknesses of the 1995 administrative reform proposal announced by the Brazilian government. The reform proposal, described in the…

Internal communication in new corporate conglomerates: Developing a corporate communication model for loosely coupled businesses in local government

Mary Power, Byron Rienstra

As monolithic corporations and public agencies seek ways of adapting to the demands of the next century many such institutions, while wishing to retain the benefits of…


Culture and drama: The role of financial control systems in the organisational process in three local government organisations

Andrew Goddard

This paper is an investigation of the interrelationship between organisational culture and financial control systems (FCS). A comparison is made between three local…


Globalisation and Australian universities: policies and impacts

Graham Pratt, David Poole

Explores how globalisation has affected Australian public policy in general and higher education policy in particular. Considers the impacts of globalisation on Australian…

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