International Journal of Public Sector Management: Volume 25 Issue 4


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International lessons on austerity strategy

J. Gordon Murray, Andrew Erridge, Neil Rimmer

This paper aims to report lessons learnt from six countries in addressing financial crises; what they have done and the impact. It is intended that these lessons are…


Does patient‐centred care mean risk aversion and risk ignoring?: Unintended consequences of NPM reforms

Thomas Andersson, Roy Liff

This article aims to describe and analyze the results of efforts to improve patient‐centered care (PCC) in psychiatric healthcare.


A (new) model of board of directors: evidence from the National Health Service

Gianluca Veronesi, Kevin Keasey

The paper aims to investigate the collective behaviour of boards of directors in 22 English National Health Service trusts and how this impacts on the exercise of their…


Intra‐organisational collaboration in one UK university: potential for change or missed opportunity

John Diamond, Linda Rush

The paper aims to examine the promotion of intra‐organisational collaboration within a university setting.


Swimming against the current: Understanding how a positive organisational training climate can enhance training participation and transfer in the public sector

Martin McCracken, Travor C. Brown, Paula O'Kane

This paper aims to examine the personal and organisational factors that affected public sector managers' participation in leadership training programmes and their ability…

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