International Journal of Public Sector Management: Volume 34 Issue 2


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Impact of demographic, political and financial factors on municipal transparency: a dynamic panel approach

Gonçalo Rodrigues Brás, Kathleen M. Dowley

This paper seeks to identify some of the most important drivers of Portuguese local government transparency in their activities over time. The recent literature on good…

The nexus between organisational culture and knowledge sharing in a government department in Botswana

Kakale Osupile, Ushe Makambe

Due to its complex nature and influence, an inappropriate organisational culture can be a strong impediment to effective knowledge sharing in an organisation, yet a…

Leadership strategies and internal communication in public organizations

Christian Bøtcher Jacobsen, Heidi Houlberg Salomonsen

Leadership can cultivate shared understandings of goals within organizations. Transformational leaders engage in vision-sharing, whereas transactional leaders apply…


An integrated model of IPSAS institutionalisation in Indonesia: a critical study

Harun Harun, Ian R.C. Eggleton, Stuart Locke

The aim of this study is to critically evaluate the institutionalisation of International Public Sector Accounting Standards in Indonesia.

Public appointments as a tool for public governance: a systematic literature review

Simone Cocciasecca, Giuseppe Grossi, Alessandro Sancino

The purpose of this paper is to review previous research on public appointments to systematize existing knowledge, identify gaps and discuss implications for future…

Agencification in Greece: a parallel public sector?

Manto Lampropoulou

The purpose of this paper is to provide insights into the impact of agencification on the process of administrative reorganization in Greece. It is suggested that agencies…

Risk management in the public sector: a structured literature review

Enrico Bracci, Mouhcine Tallaki, Giorgia Gobbo, Luca Papi

Risk management (RM) is receiving increasing academic and practitioner attention in the public sector. Despite this, there is a lack of systematization of this body of…


Global reform meets local context: cultural compatibility and practice adoption in public sector reform

Wai-Hang Yee, Sandra van Thiel

The paper proposes that public sector organizations facing institutionalized reform pressure may not only integrate the reform into their operation when it fits but also…

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