International Journal of Public Sector Management: Volume 26 Issue 7


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The impact of ethics programmes and ethical culture on misconduct in public service organizations

Heungsik Park, John Blenkinsopp

– This paper aims to examine the relationship between ethics programmes and ethical culture, and their impact on misconduct.


Futures construction in public management

Ian Roberge

– This exploratory article aims to define foresight and consider its use in public management. Impediments to foresight best practices are also discussed.


Policing in partnership: a case study in crime prevention

Harry Barton, Nestor Valero-Silva

This paper aims to outline an exploratory study of how a multi-agency, partnership approach to crime prevention might enable the police more effectively to target their…


Outsourcing and concession models as door opener for public-private partnerships in the European health sector?

Wolfgang Dieter Gerstlberger, Karsten Schneider

The purpose of this paper is to reduce the research gap in private sector participation in the Danish and German health systems, where empirical evidence is still very…


Assembling the Dubai Government Excellence Program: A motivational approach to improving public service governance in a monarchical context

Thomas Ahrens

This paper seeks to outline the various elements of a public sector excellence awards programme, the Dubai Government Excellence Programme (DGEP), a unit reporting…

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