International Journal of Public Sector Management: Volume 18 Issue 5


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The (un)intended outcome of public sector performance measurement

Andy Adcroft, Robert Willis

To consider the extent to which regimes of performance measurement in the public sector are fit for purpose, and the likely outcomes for public services and public sector…


Civil Service resiliency and coping

Natasha Caverley

The purpose of this article is to explore the interrelationship between workplace stress, coping and resiliency and their influence on employee health and productivity.


“Second order” change in UK local government: the case of risk management

Margaret Crawford, William Stein

This paper aims to put forward for consideration new insights into the creation of “second order” change in local government.


Bridging the research‐practice gap: barriers and facilitators to research use among school principals from England and Israel

Jane Hemsley‐Brown, Izhar Oplatka

When managers are faced with making a decision about what to do in a particular situation, do they base that decision on findings from research? This research paper seeks…

Productivity of voluntary organizations: the case of Counseling Services for the Elderly (CSE) of the National Insurance Institute (NII) in Israel

Gad Vitner, Vera Shalom, Avital Yodfat

To review the voluntary operations of Counseling Services for the Elderly, which has operated since 1972 under the National Insurance Institute of the State of Israel.


Nothing seems to have changed, nothing seems to be changing and perhaps nothing will change in the NHS: doctors' response to clinical governance

C.V. Som

The purpose of this paper is to contribute to the debate on the response of doctors to health policy initiatives in general and clinical governance in particular.

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