International Journal of Public Sector Management: Volume 13 Issue 5


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Modernising courts or courting modernisation?

John W. Raine

The UK Government’s’ “modernisation” programme has impacted and will continue to impact on the Law courts and judiciary procedures. Explores these impacts in seven areas…


A systems perspective of performance management in public sector organisations

Tony Boland, Alan Fowler

Presents, from a systemic perspective, an examination and discussion of performance measurement, performance indicators and associated improvement initiatives, as…


Human resource management in Ghana: prescriptions and issues raised by the Fourth Republican Constitution

A.I. Abdulai

Human resource management in the public sector does not take place in a vacuum. It is carried out within a regulatory framework of laws, rules and regulations. Recent…


Born with quality: TQM in a maternity clinic

Stefan Lagrosen

This study was carried out in a hospital trying to implement TQM. The purpose was to assess the effects of using TQM and thereby judging whether this use could be valid…

Managerialism in local government – Victoria, Australia

Bernadine Van Gramberg, Julian Teicher

There has been a global phenomenon in public sector management which advocates a paradigm shift from administrative to managerial values. Governments have been able to put…

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