International Journal of Public Sector Management: Volume 6 Issue 5


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Key Elements in Managing Airports: The Policy Environment and Increasing Efficiency

Ufot B. Inamete

Groups all airport activities into three broad divisions –administration, operations and technical services. Shows that airportorganizations operate in a highly dynamic…

Introducing Marketing Concepts into a Science‐based Department: A Case Study

Cliff Bunning

Reports on the introduction of marketing concepts into theQueensland Department of Primary Industries, in 1988‐89, usingworkshops, luncheon seminars, newsletters and the…

Officers or Managers? Direct Entry into British Police Management

Frank Leishman, Stephen P. Savage

Suggests that the British police service is experiencing theeffects of the “new managerialism” in the public sector. Aparticular concern has been the system of…

A General Critique of the Theory on Public Enterprise: Part II – How Is Public Enterprise Different from Private?

Douglas Sikorski

There is no general theory of public enterprise (PE), and themiscellany of separate theorizations on the subject has created aconceptual quagmire. Advances some hypotheses…

State Transport Undertakings in India: Reforms and Privatization Strategies

R.K. Mishra, R. Nandagopal

Suggests that, with the severe and continuing resource problemsbesetting the Indian economy, and with the pressure on policy makers toincrease economic growth, there is a…

Institution Building for a Third World City Council: Some Lessons from the Practice

Ronald McGill

In January 1989, the Overseas Development Administration (ODA)started a three‐year, institution‐building project for Malawi′s threecity councils. Discusses how it became…

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