International Journal of Public Sector Management: Volume 18 Issue 1


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Performance measurement in municipalities: Empirical evidence in Canadian context

Raili M. Pollanen

This paper examines the actual and desired use of performance measures for management and external reporting purposes, as well as perceived impediments to their effective use.


Outsourcing in the Australian health sector: The interplay of economics and politics

Suzanne Young

The paper discusses the reasons and approaches used at three health organisations in introducing outsourcing. It specifically answers the question: why have managers of…


Measuring the economic and social impacts of local authority events

Emma H. Wood

Local authorities use events and festivals within their region to help achieve a diverse range of economic and social objectives. However, the success of these events…


How to align Greek Civil Service with European Union public sector management policies: A demanding role for HR managers in the contemporary public administration context

Tatiana Sotirakou, Mary Zeppou

In Europe, the alignment of national public administration policies and practices to EU directions is regarded as a key factor in the process of integration…


E‐commerce impact on Canadian public sector audit practice

Gerald M. Nikoloyuk, Sunny Marche, James McNiven

This paper reports on the research conducted into the adaptations Canadian public sector auditors have made to the emergence of e‐commerce and e‐business in the delivery…

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