International Journal of Public Sector Management: Volume 34 Issue 5


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Strategic alignment, process improvements and public value in public-private IT outsourcing in Mexico

Francois Duhamel, Isis Gutiérrez-Martínez, Sergio Picazo-Vela, Luis Felipe Luna-Reyes

The authors propose a conceptual model that explains how interorganizational relations in public-private IT outsourcing (ITO) may enhance public value in public…

Impact of e-leadership and team dynamics on virtual team performance in a public organization

Fatima Elyousfi, Amitabh Anand, Audrey Dalmasso

This study examines the effect of various attributes of leadership and teams, modeled as perceived e-leadership and perceived team dynamics on virtual team (VT…


Online sustainability disclosure by Spanish hospitals: an institutionalist approach

Javier Andrades, Manuel Larrán, María José Muriel, Maria Yolanda Calzado, María Paula Lechuga Sancho

This paper examines the level of sustainability disclosures provided by Spanish hospitals using exclusively the information revealed in their institutional websites. Based…

The change in environmental perception in strategic plans: the case of local governments in Turkey

Mahmut Hiziroglu

This study aims to find out whether strategic plans contribute to change by exploring to what extent environmental (external and internal) perceptions of the public…

What influences success of small local government amalgamations: a comparison of cases in Thailand and the United States

Grichawat Lowatcharin, Charles Crumpton, Charles E. Menifield, Pummin Promsorn

Municipal amalgamation (or merger or consolidation) is commonly employed in countries around the world to improve efficiency in public service. While mergers occur among…

The autonomy of public defender's offices: a systematic comparison between Latin American countries

Bernardo Oliveira Buta

In most Latin American countries, the provision of legal assistance to the vulnerable population is carried out by public defender's offices (PDOs), agencies composed of…

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