International Journal of Public Sector Management: Volume 18 Issue 7


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Measuring performance on a local government level in a transitional country: the case of Serbia

Željko Šević

The paper seeks to discuss the process of performance management and measurement system‐building in the public sector in a transitional country, with particular reference…


Exploring work‐family backlash in a public organisation

Jarrod M. Haar, Chester S. Spell, Michael P. O'Driscoll

This study aims to test the belief that work‐family practices could have a negative influence in the workplace for non‐users of these practices.


Exporting new public management: performance agreements in a Pacific microstate

Michael O'Donnell, Mark Turner

The purpose of this article is to explore the export of new public management (NPM) to developing countries and to describe and evaluate the introduction of these…


Public management dynamics in a federal legalistic Rechtsstaat system: Results from an executive survey in Austria

Gerhard Hammerschmid, Renate E. Meyer

Sets out to present current dynamics of public management reform in Austria, a country that is characterized by institutional governance features (federal structure…


Leadership and followership in public libraries: transnational perspectives

John Mullins, Margaret Linehan

This paper aims to explore the topic of leadership as perceived and described by public library leaders. In particular, the paper seeks to investigate the reported impact…

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