International Journal of Public Sector Management: Volume 34 Issue 1


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SMEs' market orientation toward public sector customers in public procurement

Jani Saastamoinen, Helen Reijonen, Timo Tammi

This paper investigates how the market orientation of SMEs toward public sector customers enables firms to participate and succeed in public procurement.

Collaborative approach to public service improvement: the Malaysian experience and lessons

Noore Alam Siddiquee, John Antony Xavier

In 2009, Malaysia saw a unique approach to public service improvement. The National Blue Ocean Strategy (NBOS) was designed to enhance governmental performance by breaking…

From artistic direction to cultural management: governance and management of Barcelona's artistic institutions in the twenty-first century

Joaquim Rius-Ulldemolins, Ricardo Klein

During the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, debate about the governance and management of national cultural institutions has largely focused on the problematic…

Policy and institutional enablers of public–private partnerships in the electricity sector in Uganda: a multi-level and path dependence perspective

Moses Onyoin, Christopher Bovis

This paper explains the evident disproportionality in the levels of adoption of the modality of public–private partnerships (PPPs) in Uganda by tracing the peculiar…

Does love of money matter for innovative work behavior in public sector organizations? Evidence from Indonesia

Ely Susanto

This paper aims to test the impact of public service motivation (PSM) and love of money (LOM) on innovative work behavior (IWB) and the moderating role of love of money on…

Comparing the performance of public and private enterprises: case for a reappraisal – evidence from India

Aman Gupta, Sushil Kumar

State-owned enterprises (SOEs) are essential tools to further policy objectives across the world. However, in the past few decades, heated debates on the performance of…

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