International Journal of Public Sector Management: Volume 14 Issue 5


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Performance budgeting

Ronald McGill

This paper is the fourth in a series about institutional development (ID) in government in the developing world. The first sought to establish a general understanding of…


Improving purchasing’s contribution ‐ The purchasing strategy of buying council

J. Gordon Murray

Considers the development and delivery of purchasing strategy within a local government setting. It demonstrates that purchasing can contribute to the political objectives…


Chinese administrative reforms in international perspective

Jeffrey D. Straussman, Mengzhong Zhang

Examines recent reform initiatives in the PRC compared with advanced industralised democracies, searching for common attributes in order to establish, if possible, global…


How, where, why and when information technologies are seen as a regeneration policy

Alan Southern

Much has been written about the role of information and communications technology (ICTs) as a principled input of the “new economy”. Much has also been written about the…

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