International Journal of Public Sector Management: Volume 33 Issue 1


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Knowledge management processes and performance: The impact of ownership of public sector organizations

Sreejith Balasubramanian, Sultan Al-Ahbabi, Sony Sreejith

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the impact of ownership of public sector organizations on the implementation of knowledge management (KM) processes and…

Searching for the renaissance bureaucrat: A longitudinal computer-assisted study of personality traits in government vacancies

Peter M. Kruyen, Shelena Keulemans, Rick T. Borst, Jan-Kees Helderman

Since the early 1980s, western governments are assumed to have been either moving toward post-bureaucratic models or transforming into so-called neo-Weberian…


Antecedents of innovative work behaviour in healthcare: does efficacy play a role?

Chiara Oppi, Afsaneh Bagheri, Emidia Vagnoni

Exploring how to enhance innovative work behaviour (IWB) has been the main concern of top managers and researchers, particularly in knowledge-intensive and public…

The sustainability of outcomes in temporary co-production

Sylke Jaspers, Trui Steen

The temporary use of vacant spaces as a format to co-produce public services is becoming popular. Research addressing the question of whether the public outcomes created…

Balancing artistic and financial performance: is collaborative governance the answer?

Simone Fanelli, Chiara Carolina Donelli, Antonello Zangrandi, Isabella Mozzoni

Opera houses have been traditionally publicly financed in many western countries. However, today many opera houses are facing serious financial troubles, due to the recent…

Uncovering the relationship between whistleblowing and organizational identity: Some preliminary evidence from Italian publicly owned universities

Rocco Palumbo, Rosalba Manna

Whistleblowing – i.e. the employees’ decision to report illegal, immoral and/or illegitimate practices performed by peers, supervisors and/or subordinates – involves a…

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