International Journal of Public Sector Management: Volume 17 Issue 7


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Policies, promises and trust: improving working lives in the National Health Service

Denise Skinner, Mark N.K. Saunders, Hilary Duckett

In recent years the UK National Health Service (NHS) has been characterised by radical and continuous change at every level. Within the literature, and the NHS itself, it…


Effective partnerships: building a sub‐regional network of reflective practitioners

Colin Armistead, Paul Pettigrew

This paper reports on a year‐long engagement in a sub‐region of South West England with public sector managers, who frequently work in partnership contexts. The purpose of…


Corruption – the challenge to good governance: a South African perspective

Soma Pillay

The effect of corruption in South Africa has seriously constrained development of the national economy and has significantly inhibited good governance in the country…


Managing the environment in a decade of administrative reforms in Ghana

Kwame Ameyaw Domfeh

Since Ghana gained political independence from British colonial rule in 1957, the country has had a number of administrative reforms that covered varied subjects…


Collaboration of public sector agencies: reporting and accountability challenges

Christine Ryan, Peter Walsh

There is increasing pressure being placed on government agencies both in Australia and internationally to act in a more collaborative, integrated manner. Community and…

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