International Journal of Public Sector Management: Volume 26 Issue 5


Table of contents - Special Issue: Public sector governance in Asian countries

Guest Editors: Anthony B.L. Cheung, David S. Jones

Institutionalizing performance management in Asia: looking East or West?

Osamu Koike

The purpose of this paper is to examine the features and impact of performance management reforms implemented in the bureaucracies of several Asian states.


Service innovation and policy diffusion: an exploratory study of the Bookstart program in Taiwan

Milan Tung‐Wen Sun, Mei‐Chiang Shih, Keng‐Ming Hsu, Jenhei Chen

The purpose of this paper is twofold: to analyse the diffusion of an innovative policy or service and the factors influencing it through an explorative study of the…


Procurement reform in the Philippines: the impact of elite capture and informal bureaucracy

David Seth Jones

The purpose of the paper is to examine features and impact of recent reforms introduced by the Philippines government to deal with the longstanding shortcomings in its…


Ensuring good governance in Singapore: Is this experience transferable to other Asian countries?

Jon S.T. Quah

The purpose of this paper is to attribute Singapore's good governance to the effective policies implemented by the People's Action Party (PAP) government and contend that…


Public governance reform in Hong Kong: rebuilding trust and governability

Anthony B.L. Cheung

The purpose of this paper is to explain the evolution of the system of public governance in Hong Kong, the various public sector reforms undertaken over the past two to…

Cover of International Journal of Public Sector Management



Online date, start – end:


Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open Access:



  • Prof Dr Sandra van Thiel