International Journal of Public Sector Management: Volume 22 Issue 2

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Depicting the arena in which Brazilian local government authorities make decisions: What is the role of stakeholders?

Ricardo C. Gomes, Luciana de Oliveira Miranda Gomes

The aim of this paper is to describe the arena in which managers of small size Brazilian municipalities make decisions as constrained by stakeholder influence.

Improving the validity of public procurement research

J. Gordon Murray

The purpose of this paper is to argue that the fundamental difference between private and public procurement, that of politicians, has been largely overlooked in public…

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Gendered nature of managerialism? Case of the National Health Service

Karen Miller

The purpose of this paper is to argue that managerialism, as applied to the public sector, contributes to a gendered organisational culture that disadvantages female…

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Value creation in health care services – developing service productivity: Experiences from Sweden

Lars Nordgren

The “old” concept of productivity seems to be misleading in health care, because it does not involve the contribution of the patient in value creation. The purpose of this…

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Performance measurement and accountability in an Australian fire service

Louise Kloot

New public management (NPM) techniques have been widely adopted in Australian public sector organisations. NPM stresses the concept of accountability, and the importance…

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Patterns of voluntary extended performance reporting in Italian local authorities

Manila Marcuccio, Ileana Steccolini

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the phenomenon of voluntary extended performance reporting (EPR) by Italian local authorities (LAs) by exploring the patterns…

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Cover of International Journal of Public Sector Management

ISSN:

0951-3558

Online date, start – end:

1988

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open Access:

hybrid

Editor:

  • Prof Dr Sandra van Thiel