International Journal of Public Sector Management: Volume 6 Issue 1


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Corporate Culture, Public Bureaucracy and Competitive Tendering

Matthew Uttley, Nicholas Hooper

Throughout the 1980s there has been growing interest in the conceptof “corporate culture”, and its effects on economicperformance. Investigates corporate culture in both…

The Role and Significance of Strategic Core Reorganizations in the Australian Public Sector: Preliminary Findings

Mark Considine

Little is known about the impact of recent cost‐cutting measures onorganization structure. Identifies a new type of reorganization in majorservice delivery organizations…

Strategic Shocks: Managing Discontinuous Change

William Pullen

In the 1990s, demands for change in public organizations arereaching new and unfamiliar levels. The continuing fiscal crisis andwidespread disenchantment with governing…


Managing the Impossible: How District Managers Are Effective in India

Richard Paton, Anurag Goel

Based on a study of the management requirements and challenges ofthe position of district magistrates in India. Determines what makesdistrict magistrates effective. The…

Human Resource Development in the Public Sector: A Developing‐country Experience

Jamal Khan, Wayne Charles‐Saverall

Examines the relationships and problems that exist between thetheory and practice of human resource development in the public sector.Aims at enhancing the capability of…


Keeping the Traffic Moving: The Singapore Experience

Joan‐Cluen Doli

Singapore has managed its traffic so well that it moves even duringpeak hours. How did the Republic manage it? Identifies the variousstrategies and instruments applied by…

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