International Journal of Public Sector Management: Volume 16 Issue 4


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Strategy and strategic decision‐making in the smaller local authority

Cynthia Dereli

This paper is based on interviews with four chief executives of district/borough authorities in a two‐tier local government area. The interviews constitute a snapshot of…


Supplier choice criteria of executing agencies in developing countries

Khan Shahadat

Procurement by executing agencies, statutory organisations or departments in developing countries responsible for procurement against aid‐funded projects, has received…


Managerial values in local government – Victoria, Australia

Len Pullin, Ali Haidar

This article explores the values that local government senior managers assume in their day‐to‐day relationship with elected officials (councillors). The study is set in…


The impact on officials of public sector restructuring: The case of the New Zealand health funding authority

Robin Gauld

There has been limited examination of the impact of public sector restructuring on affected officials. This paper seeks to address the imbalance. It discusses the case of…


The “STAIR” model: A comprehensive approach for managing and measuring government performance in the post‐modern era

Mary Zeppou, Tatiana Sotirakou

This paper examines the merits of using a comprehensive systems approach for measuring public sector performance in Greece. It introduces the preliminary results of a…

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