International Journal of Public Sector Management: Volume 29 Issue 7


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Public private partnership (PPP) outcomes in e-government – a social capital explanation

Madhuchhanda Das Aundhe, Ramesh Narasimhan

The purpose of this paper is to explain how and why the intangible critical success factors (CSFs) determine the outcomes of public-private partnerships (PPP) projects in…


Changing market values? Tensions of contradicting public management discourses: A case from the Danish daycare sector

Mie Plotnikof

The purpose of this paper is to address studies of New Public Governance (NPG) as a post-New Public Management (NPM) tendency. Although NPG is considered a contrast to NPM…

Post-NPM-style service integration: partnership-based brokerage in elderly care

Ari-Veikko Anttiroiko, Pekka Valkama

The purpose of this paper is to discuss the rationale and functioning of the partnership-based brokerage model as a vehicle of service integration with special reference…

Contribution analysis as an approach to enable public managers to demonstrate public value: The Scottish context

John Connolly

The purpose of this paper is twofold. First, the paper considers the level of congruence between contribution analysis and public value. Second, based on the Scottish…

Ambidextrous design and public organizations: a comparative case study

Nele Cannaerts, Jesse Segers, Erik Henderickx

The purpose of this paper is to explore how public cultural organizations use ambidextrous design to balance exploitation and exploration given their organizational…


The activating profession: coaching and coercing in the welfare services

Anniken Hagelund

Activation policies are key elements of contemporary welfare reform throughout Europe. The purpose of this paper is to explore the consequences of more active and…

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