International Journal of Public Sector Management: Volume 22 Issue 6


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Developing “middle leaders” in the public services?: The realities of management and leadership development for public managers

Patrick McGurk

This paper aims to assess the actual contribution to organisational change of management and leadership development (MLD) activity for middle managers (MMs) in public…


Performance management in the public sector

Karen Fryer, Jiju Antony, Susan Ogden

The purpose of the paper is to assess the state of performance management within the public sector and suggest areas for further research.


A construct of the “ethos of codes of ethics” (ECE): the case of private and public Sweden

Göran Svensson, Greg Wood, Michael Callaghan

The objective of this paper is to develop and describe a construct of the “ethos of the codes of ethics” (i.e. an ECE construct) in the private and public sectors of Sweden.

Adaptation of Indian public sector to market‐based economic reforms: A resource‐based perspective

Anjula Gurtoo

Economic policy reforms, characterised by a market‐driven, privatised policy regime, are being adopted as a strategy by India to promote economic development. As markets…


Three patterns to understand e‐government: the case of Colombia

José‐Rodrigo Córdoba‐Pachón, Kevin Orr

E‐government initiatives are becoming common worldwide, but conceptual elements to understand their development, implementation and consequences are still lacking. Drawing…


Performance of telecoms privatised under different modes and structures: A comparison of New Zealand and Australian telecoms

Mark D. Domney

This paper aims to examine whether the mode of privatisation and the subsequent ownership structure affects post‐privatisation performance.

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