International Journal of Public Sector Management: Volume 15 Issue 5


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TQM implementation in a public sector entity in Fiji: Public sector reform, commercialization, and institutionalism

Umesh Sharma, Zahirul Hoque

In recent years, many companies have adopted the total quality management (TQM) philosophy for achieving organizational excellence. The paper reports on the findings of a…


Attracting FDI to developing countries: A changing role for government?

Alvin G. Wint, Densil A. Williams

This study examines the efforts of many developing countries to promote their economies as sites for foreign direct investment. It develops a model of determinants of…


E‐government in New Zealand: the local authority perspective

Eric Deakins, Stuart M. Dillon

In New Zealand (NZ) there are plans afoot to create an e‐government that will automate government‐to‐government and government‐to‐citizen interactions and allow anyone…


The changing role of local government managers in a transitional economy: Evidence from the Republic of Kazakhstan

John Wilson, David Gardner, Gulmira Kurganbaeva, Elena Sakharchuk

States that public administration reform has been a global phenomenon over the last two decades, but that its justification, impact and effectiveness are strongly…


The world of the social entrepreneur

John L. Thompson

The term “social entrepreneurship” is being adopted and used more extensively, but its meaning is not widely understood. In particular, the scope of social…

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