International Journal of Public Sector Management: Volume 17 Issue 6


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Women and leadership in universities: a case study of women academic managers

Louise Kloot

Gender inequity at senior ranks in Australian public sector universities has long been recognised as a major problem. Universities are attempting to address the problem…


Problematizing the role of lay‐workers: lessons from a clinical setting

Nic Beech, Linda de Caestecker, Robert MacIntosh, Peter McInnes, Michael Ross

This paper seeks to problematize the role(s) that lay‐workers can play and the nature of their relationship with other, well‐established professional groups. Views are…

Risk management in UK local authorities: The effectiveness of current guidance and practice

Margaret Crawford, William Stein

Local authorities in the UK have lagged behind other sectors in developing a sector‐wide approach to the risk management aspects of corporate governance. The governance…


The role of partnerships in the delivery of local government museum services: A case study from Northern Ireland

Lesley‐Ann Wilson, Emily Boyle

Partnerships have become more prevalent in the delivery of public services, particularly in relation to non‐traditional sectors such as culture, arts and leisure. This…


Facilitating research utilisation: A cross‐sector review of research evidence

Jane Hemsley‐Brown

For many management researchers, it is important that the knowledge they create is utilised and has some impact on managerial practice. Sustainable competitive advantage…

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