International Journal of Public Sector Management: Volume 19 Issue 7


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Professionals, discretion and public sector reform in the UK: re‐visiting Lipsky

Ian Taylor, Josie Kelly

Seeks to examine how far Michael Lipsky's theory of discretion as it relates to public sector professionals as “street‐level bureaucrats” is still applicable in the light…


Common law – common mistakes?: Protecting whistleblowers in Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and the United Kingdom

William De Maria

The paper aims to respond conceptually, rather then empirically, to policy ignorance. It seeks to examine certain aspects of whistleblower protection offered in the common…


Consuming work: front‐line workers and their customers in Jobcentre Plus

Patrice Rosenthal, Riccardo Peccei

The purpose of this paper is to present a conceptual and empirical analysis of the rationale and enactment of consumer discourses in reformed British welfare…


Learning across borders: the case of Danish local government

Dorte Salskov‐Iversen

This paper sets out to chart the transnational activities of Danish local government, with a specific view to examining the perceived relevance of these activities for…


Determinants of pay satisfaction of senior managers in the Nigerian Civil Service

Ogenyi Ejye Omar, Victoria Odu Ogenyi

The purpose of this paper is to investigate senior managers' satisfaction with pay in the Nigerian Civil Service.


Public procurement and EU tendering directives – explaining non‐compliance

Cees J. Gelderman, Paul W. Th. Ghijsen, Marc J. Brugman

The purpose of this paper is to make a contribution to categorising explanations of non‐compliance of EU tendering directives and to report on a survey study to the impact…

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