International Journal of Public Sector Management: Volume 34 Issue 3


Table of contents - Special Issue: Inter-institutional performance management: performance indicators at organizational boundaries

Guest Editors: Andrea Bonomi Savignon, Marco Meneguzzo, Sabine Kuhlmann, Denita Cepiku

Collaboration among public organizations: a systematic literature review on determinants of interinstitutional performance

Lorenzo Costumato

The concept of collaboration has received increased attention from scholars in public management, as it has been seen as a viable solution to address “wicked” problems…

Will what is measured be used? An analysis of performance management systems in Pakistani state organizations

Abiha Zahra, Geert Bouckaert

With performance as a core theme of public sector reforms, this article explores performance management systems in inter-organizational settings while testing the effect…

Performance management in a networked organization: the OECD

Denita Cepiku

The article aims at improving the authors’ understanding on how international organizations function by shedding light on management reforms at the Organisation for…

Assessing the fragmentation of hybrids' performance management systems

Tomi Rajala, Harri Laihonen, Petra Kokko

Fragmentation can inhibit joint goals and performance measures. Therefore, the purpose of this study is to investigate the level of fragmentation between public, private…


Effects of different kinds of trust and leadership on outputs of collaborative processes: the case of personal social services in Israel

Lihi Lahat, Yekoutiel Sabah

This paper contributes to the literature on performance management by offering an inside look at a collaborative process that worked to define outcomes in the field of…

Performance management in social impact bonds: how an outcomes-based approach shapes hybrid partnerships

Ruth Dixon

This paper investigates how outcomes-based performance management (PM) regimes operate in the partnerships known as social impact bonds (SIBs), which bring together…

Making performance management relevant in complex and inter-institutional contexts: using outcomes as performance attractors

Max French, Ali Mollinger-Sahba

Modern public service systems tackle many complex issues by operating across institutional boundaries. Performance management must operate in this context without clear…

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