International Journal of Public Sector Management: Volume 30 Issue 4

Category:

Industry and Public Sector Management

Table of contents - Special Issue: Public procurement as a policy tool: using procurement to reach desired outcomes in society

Guest Editors: Jolien Grandia, Joanne Meehan

Public procurement as a policy tool: using procurement to reach desired outcomes in society

Jolien Grandia, Joanne Meehan

The purpose of this paper is to introduce the special issue and outline its major themes and challenges, their relevance and the research opportunities the field presents.

Tendering design when price and quality is uncertain

Sofia Lundberg, Mats A. Bergman

The purpose of this paper is to analyze how local and central authorities choose between lowest price and more complex scoring rules when they design supplier-selection…

Cost-effectiveness, domestic favouritism and sustainability in public procurement: A comparative study of public preferences

Shelena Keulemans, Steven Van de Walle

The purpose of this paper is to explore and explain public preferences for different public procurement practices. The paper looks into public support for…

Public procurement for innovation and civil preparedness: a policy-practice gap

Isabell Therese Storsjö, Hlekiwe Kachali

The purpose of this paper is to give a deeper understanding of public procurement for innovation and civil preparedness. The paper focuses on how the policy goals of…

How do strategic networks influence awarding contract? Evidence from French public procurement

Olivier Mamavi, Olivier Meier, Romain Zerbib

The purpose of this paper is to study how networks may influence the awarding of a contract. In particular, the authors explore strategic networks originating from…

The legal regime and the compliance façade in public procurement in Ghana

Mohammed Ibrahim, Justice Nyigmah Bawole, Theresa Obuobisa-Darko, Abdul-Bassit Abubakar, Anthony Sumnaya Kumasey

The extant literature posits several claims about the equitable resources allocation through compliance in public procurement management. Notwithstanding, there are hardly…

Public procurement policy for small and medium enterprises in developing countries: Evidence from India

Kapil Patil

Increasing the share of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in public procurement through targeted support policies is often fraught with organisational and institutional…

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ISSN:

0951-3558

Online date, start – end:

1988

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open Access:

hybrid

Editor:

  • Prof Dr Sandra van Thiel