International Journal of Public Sector Management: Volume 17 Issue 4


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Barriers and benefits in the adoption of e‐government

David Gilbert, Pierre Balestrini, Darren Littleboy

This article examines the reasons individuals would choose electronic self‐service delivery methods over more traditional methods of service delivery for government…


The commitment of public sector Sweden to codes of ethics

Göran Svensson, Greg Wood, Michael Callaghan

This article examines the results of a study conducted of the top 100 public sector units in Sweden. These units are comprised of entities of government, municipalities…


Authority, acceptance, ability and performance‐based budgeting reforms

Matthew Andrews

Performance‐based budgeting (PBB) is a prominent reform around the world, and has been in prominence in the USA for over a decade now. Evidence presented in this article…


Public sector accountability failure in an emerging economy: The case of the National Bank of Fiji

Sumit K. Lodhia, Roger L. Burritt

Adoption of new public sector management (NPM) is commonplace in both developed and emerging economies. One premise of NPM is that an effective accountability mechanism is…


A qualitative evaluation of women as managers in the Nigerian Civil Service

Ogenyi Omar, Victoria Ogenyi

Discusses the role of women in management in the Nigerian Civil Service (NCS). The number of men in management in the NCS far exceeds the number of women. Women also…

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