International Journal of Public Sector Management: Volume 32 Issue 2


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Budgetary solvency of Italian local governments: an assessment

Marco Bisogno, Beatriz Cuadrado-Ballesteros, Serena Santis, Francesca Citro

The purpose of this paper is to investigate budgetary solvency (BS) as a part of the financial condition of local governments (LGs), considering that the growing demand…

A social exchange perspective for achieving safety culture in healthcare organizations

Elisabetta Trinchero, Ben Farr-Wharton, Yvonne Brunetto

Using social exchange theory (SET) and Cooper’s (2000) model, the purpose of this paper is to operationalise a comprehensive model of safety culture and tests whether SET…

Stakeholder attributes and attitudes during privatisation: a New Zealand case study

Hafsa Ahmed, David A. Cohen

The purpose of this paper is to focus on understanding of stakeholder attributes and attitudes towards privatisation. It examines the stakeholder attributes through the…

Grounded theory of knowledge process on public ecosystem managers in Seoul

Jeongseok Lee

The purpose of this paper is to explore the utility of employing knowledge management (KM) as a framework for understanding how public managers perform ecosystem…

Mandated network formation

Federica Segato, Jörg Raab

Policymakers often mandate and regulate the network formation to tackle complex issues of public interest. However, the imposed legal, procedural, and political…

Towards excellence in managing the public-sector project cycle: a TQM context

Carlos F. Gomes, Michael H. Small, Mahmoud M. Yasin

The purpose of this paper is to assess the management of public-sector projects in Portugal paying particular attention to the extent to which total quality management…

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