International Journal of Public Sector Management: Volume 18 Issue 4


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Governance and risk management: challenges and public productivity

Arie Halachmi

This paper has two purposes. The first is to help elected officials address the issue of public accountability for crises and improve productivity and risk management in…


Roles for unilateral action in networks

Hans de Bruijn

Decision making in networks is multilateral and interaction‐based and is often contrasted with unilateral decision making in a hierarchy. The purpose of this paper is to…


CANDO: implementing change in an NHS Trust

Lynn Massey, Sharon Williams

The objectives of the study are to identify and understand the environment, relationships and barriers for the key stakeholders in changing their workplace environment…


Recovering from crisis: Strategic alternatives for leisure and tourism providers based within a rural economy

Christine Williams, Maggie Ferguson

To provide a critique of the strategies that the UK Government employed at that time of the closure of the countryside during the foot and mouth disease (FMD) and their…


Securing institutional legitimacy or organizational effectiveness?: A case examining the impact of public sector reform initiatives in an Australian local authority

Zahirul Hoque

The purpose of this paper is to consider the impact of a major initiative (the National Competition Policy) and pieces of legislation (the Local Government Act and the…

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