International Journal of Public Sector Management: Volume 17 Issue 2


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The relevance of Spanish local financial reporting to credit institution decisions: An empirical study

Antonio M. López Hernández, Carmen Caba Pérez

Financial reporting information had been aimed mainly at internal users and audit offices, but this has changed in recent years. Potential users have widened, among whom…


Job sharing and equal opportunities under the new public management in local authorities

Mohamed Branine

This paper starts with the assumption that local authorities, under the new public management, may use job sharing as part of an equal opportunities policy in order to…


Managing quality enhancement in the personal social services: A front‐line assessment of its impact on service provision within residential childcare

David Watson

This paper examines the issues of front‐line workers within residential childcare, giving their feelings on how recent government sponsored quality enhancement initiatives…


Between rhetoric and reality: Implementing management reform in the European Commission

Roger Peter Levy

Despite inauspicious circumstances, the European Commission embarked on an ambitious programme of management reform in 2000, and in 2003 the reform Progress Review claimed…


Codes of ethics best practice in the Swedish public sector: A PUBSEC‐scale

Göran Svensson, Greg Wood

This article examines the results of a study conducted of the top 100 public sector units in Sweden. The aim of the study was to examine and describe the codes of ethics…

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