International Journal of Public Sector Management: Volume 24 Issue 6


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Public sector cost management practices in The Netherlands

Frank H.M. Verbeeten

The purpose of this research project is to validate the claim that recent developments in the public sector have increased the demand for and use of cost management…


Clashes as potential for innovation in public service sector reform

Satu Pekkarinen, Lea Hennala, Vesa Harmaakorpi, Tomi Tura

The purpose of this study is to examine the ongoing dynamics of the public service sector reform through an embedding process of a municipal enterprise from the field of…


The global financial crisis and UK PPPs

Ciaran Connolly, Tony Wall

This paper seeks to examine how Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) have been affected by the global financial crisis (GFC). After briefly discussing PPPs and the GFC, the…


Factors affecting the performance of water utility companies

Andrea Guerrini, Giulia Romano, Bettina Campedelli

The purpose of this paper is to carry out an analysis of Italian water utility companies to determine whether their performance was related to certain relevant variables…


Procurement issues in Malaysia

Wee Shu Hui, Radiah Othman, Normah Hj Omar, Rashidah Abdul Rahman, Nurul Husna Haron

This study was undertaken with the aim of surveying the perception of the two main stakeholders in procurement system; the contractors and the procurement officers on…


Diversity and employee turnover in the Dutch public sector: Does diversity management make a difference?

Sandra Groeneveld

The purpose of this paper is to explore the differences in turnover and turnover intention by gender and ethnicity. In addition, it seeks to examine the effects of…

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