International Journal of Public Sector Management: Volume 24 Issue 5


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Performance measurement and the UK emergency ambulance service: Unintended consequences of the ambulance response time targets

Paresh Wankhade

The purpose of this paper is to assess the performance measurement in the UK NHS ambulance service documenting various unintended consequences of the current performance…


Determinants of lean success and failure in the Danish public sector: A negotiated order perspective

Esben Rahbek Gjerdrum Pedersen, Mahad Huniche

The purpose of this paper is to examine the determinants of lean implementation in Danish public sector organisations. It is proposed to structure the paper around a…


International trends in HRM in the public sector: reform attempts in the Republic of Georgia

Richard Common

The overall purpose of this paper is to explore the limits of HRM in public sector organisations, within the context of international public management. The cultural basis…


The effects of perceived funding trends on non‐profit advocacy: A national survey of non‐profit advocacy organizations in the United States

Robert Mark Silverman, Kelly L. Patterson

This paper seeks to examine executive directors' perceptions of the relationship between access to funding and an organization's programmatic and advocacy activities.


Public procurement of innovations, diffusion and endogenous institutions

Max Rolfstam, Wendy Phillips, Elmer Bakker

Public procurement has been increasingly seen as an important innovation policy tool. One neglected aspect of the public procurement of innovation is, however, diffusion…

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