International Journal of Public Sector Management: Volume 16 Issue 1


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Competitive implications of information technology in the public sector: The case of a city geographic information system

Hannu Salmela, Pekka Turunen

Increased use of market mechanisms in the delivery of public services is one of the major attempts made by governments to achieve greater efficiency, higher quality and a…


The impact of the corporatization process on the financial performance of Canadian state‐owned enterprises

Richard Bozec, Gaétan Breton

State‐owned enterprises (SOEs) have been described as being inefficient and losing money. The theories pretend that private property rights will solve the problem. In…


Strategic HRM: enablers and constraints in the NHS

Catherine Truss

The UK Government has frequently referred to the importance of strategic human resource management (HRM) to the success of the National Health Service (NHS). However…


The Australian public service under the Keating Government: A case of weakened accountability?

Megan Kimber, Graham Maddox

Managerial restructuring of the Australian public service during the period of the Keating Government was designed to provide greater responsiveness on the part of public…


Performance, risk and strategy in privatised, regulated industries: The UK's experience

David Parker

Internationally public utilities, sometimes referred to as network industries, are being privatised and dedicated regulatory structures to protect the public interest are…

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