International Journal of Public Sector Management: Volume 32 Issue 3


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Representative bureaucracy in the Arab Gulf states

Linzi J. Kemp, Megan Mathias, Maryam Raji

The purpose of this paper is to apply the lens of representative bureaucracy (RB) to women’s representation at management level in governments and government-owned…

The impact of types of trust in the public sector – a case study approach

Linda Höglund, Maria Mårtensson, Aswo Safari

The purpose of this paper is to study how different types of trust develop and change over time in the collaboration between an organization and its board.

Exploring governance issues among boards of directors within state-owned enterprises in Barbados

Renée M. Thompson, Philmore Alleyne, Wayne Charles-Soverall

The purpose of this paper is to examine corporate governance (CG) issues among boards of directors (BODs) in Barbados’ state-owned enterprises (SOEs) by utilizing agency…

Increasing convergence of civic engagement in management: a systematic literature review

Vittoria Marino, Letizia Lo Presti

The last ten years have shown a significant upward trend of engagement in public management reflecting a significant increase in interest in the topic. The purpose of this…

The Community Empowerment Act and localism under devolution in Scotland: The perspective of multiple stakeholders in a council ward

Ian Charles Elliott, Violetta Fejszes, Mariola Tàrrega

In Scotland, the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act represents a significant development towards greater localism in the way public services are designed and delivered…

Do local politicians really want collaborative governance?

Mette Sønderskov

The purpose of this paper is to assess, empirically, the opinions of local politicians concerning citizen participation in collaborative governance processes. Elected…

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