International Journal of Public Sector Management: Volume 19 Issue 4


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More (good) leaders for the public sector

Beverly Alimo‐Metcalfe, John Alban‐Metcalfe

This paper aims to describe the development of a wholly new model of transformational leadership and its applications in practice.


Universities in a competitive global marketplace: A systematic review of the literature on higher education marketing

Jane Hemsley‐Brown, Izhar Oplatka

The purpose of this systematic review was to explore the nature of the marketing of higher education (HE) and universities in an international context. The objectives of…


Public management reform in Malaysia: Recent initiatives and experiences

Noore Alam Siddiquee

The present paper seeks to examine the recent changes in public management in Malaysia in relation to new public management and assess their impacts on administrative…


Strategic responses to a high‐turbulent environment: The case of the French public hospitals

Sandrine Cueille

This paper aims to characterize the French public hospitals (FPHs) according to their strategic behaviour. Until recently, FPHs used to ignore strategic issues, for their…


Public private partnerships in China: System, constraints and future prospects

John Adams, Alistair Young, Wu Zhihong

Public private partnership (PPP), which has been operating in China for over 20 years. In addition, an increased focus on value for money in the public sector has led to a…


“Bureaucracy, meet catastrophe”: Analysis of Hurricane Katrina relief efforts and their implications for emergency response governance

Margaret B. Takeda, Marilyn M. Helms

An analysis of the way the bureaucratic management system responded to the Tsunami disaster of December 26, 2004 was repeated in handling of the aftermath of Hurricane…

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