International Journal of Public Sector Management: Volume 28 Issue 3


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Implementing innovative ideas in a city: good solutions on paper but not in practice?

Sara Brorström

This paper examines innovation implementation in the public sector. The purpose of this paper is to analyse the “black box” of implementation of innovations and then…

Legal and regulatory barriers to effective public-private partnership governance in Kazakhstan

Nikolai Mouraviev, Nada K. Kakabadse

– The purpose of this paper is to provide a critical assessment of legal and regulatory impediments to effective governance of public-private partnerships (PPPs) in Kazakhstan.


Making e-procurement work in a decentralized procurement system: A comparison of three Indonesian cities

Achmad Nurmandi, Sunhyuk Kim

– The purpose of this paper is to investigate the implementation of initiative e-procurement in decentralized system on Indonesia’s local government system.


Governing boards and perceived performance of secondary schools: Preliminary evidence from a developing country

Stephen Korutaro Nkundabanyanga, Venancio Tauringana, Moses Muhwezi

The purpose of this paper is to report the results of a study carried out to determine the effect of governing boards on the performance of Ugandan secondary schools…

State strategic information system plans: An assessment integrating strategy and operations through performance measurement

Aroon Manoharan, James Melitski, Daniel Bromberg

The purpose of this paper is to examine US state strategic plans for e-government (or information technology), identify their strengths and weaknesses, and presents best…


Challenges in delivering brand promise – focusing on municipal healthcare organisations

Ulla Hytti, Päivikki Kuoppakangas, Kati Suomi, Chris Chapleo, Massimo Giovanardi

The purpose of this paper is to investigate how healthcare professionals understand a new organisational brand and examine the ideas discussed in relation to it within…

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