International Journal of Public Sector Management: Volume 15 Issue 7


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Leadership development in a South African health service

Ken Dovey

The paper reports the outcomes of one module of a collaborative learning project aimed at the development of leadership capacity in district health management teams in the…


Using social identity theory to explain the job satisfaction of public sector employees

Yvonne Brunetto, Rod Farr‐Wharton

This study first reports findings about what factors affect the job satisfaction of one group of public sector employees and second, uses social identity theory to explain…


Governmental promotion of co‐operation between care providers: a theoretical consideration of the Dutch experience

Arno van Raak, Aggie Paulus, Ingrid Mur‐Veeman

Throughout Europe, there is an increasing number of independently living chronically ill patients who suffer from multiple and complex health problems. Several…

What price competition? The management of competitive funding in UK local government

Kim Loader

The study examines the management of competitive funding by UK local authorities. This funding, which is additional to core funding, is seen by authorities to be worth…


Performance measurement in the public sector: strategies to cope with the risks of performance measurement

Hans de Bruijn

Many public, professional organizations have introduced performance measurement systems in the belief that they will lead to a transparent organization, offering…

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