International Journal of Public Sector Management: Volume 14 Issue 2


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Managing organisational change in the public sector ‐ Lessons from the privatisation of the Property Service Agency

Ron Coram, Bernard Burnes

Whilst organisational change appears to be happening with increasing frequency and magnitude in both the public and private sectors, most of the major studies of change…


Managerial factors and organisational commitment ‐ A comparative study of police officers and civilian staff

Gavin Dick, Beverly Metcalfe

It is estimated that civilian employees comprise 30 per cent of the police workforce in England and Wales, yet their working experiences have largely been ignored in the…


Managerial problems in Korea ‐ Evidence from the nationalized industries

Jung‐Won Kim, Chris Rowley

The Korean economy has moved from being a role model, with various impediments to its future development now identified. Some of the problems concern its manufacturing…


Managed competition and user satisfaction ‐ The case of Spanish work accident mutuals

Eugenia Suárez, Juan Ventura

Analyzes one of the three options of insurance against workplace accidents that Spanish companies can choose from: work accident and occupational disease mutual insurance…

Privatization ‐ The myth of free market orthodoxy in sub‐Saharan Africa

Sonny Nwankwo, Darlington C. Richards

The phenomenal spread of privatization initiatives in sub‐Saharan Africa since the 1980s created the impression that public infrastructure divestiture is a shortcut to…

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