International Journal of Public Sector Management: Volume 35 Issue 5


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Impacts of joint municipal agencification on the democratic governance of waste management

Pekka Valkama, Harald Torsteinsen, Pekka Kettunen

The study examines how introducing joint municipal arm's length bodies (ALBs) into municipal waste management has influenced the preconditions of democratic governance.

Supportive culture and job involvement in public sector: the mediating role of participation in decision making and organizational learning

Pavan Kumar Saraf, Shilpi Saha, Amitabh Anand

The purpose of this study is to determine whether participation in decision-making (PDM) and organizational learning (OL) act as mediating factors in the relationship…

Politics of governing NPM-led agencies in Pakistan: influence of contextual factors on agency autonomy and control

Aisha Rizwan, Yaamina Salman, Shabana Naveed

This article aims to empirically investigate the influence of socio-cultural and political factors and actors on the perceived autonomy and control of state agencies in…

Determinants of local government innovation: the case of green public procurement in the United States

Ana Maria Dimand

Green public procurement (GPP) may be a viable solution and an innovative policy tool for public managers to address complex environmental issues facing communities…

Gender representation and financial performance: an empirical analysis of public hospitals

Valeria Naciti, Guido Noto, Carlo Vermiglio, Gustavo Barresi

Recently, the relationship between gender representation and organizational performance has been the focus of various studies. However, some research gaps still exist…

Determinants of adaptability and its impact on the change readiness of civil servants

Tan Fee Yean, Fee Cheng Tan, Devika Nadarajah

Underpinned by Social Cognitive Theory (SCT), this study aimed to examine the mediating role of employees' adaptability in the relationship between the five managerial…

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