International Journal of Public Sector Management: Volume 8 Issue 1


Table of contents

Criminal justice managers: setting targets or becoming targeted?

Mike Nash, Stephen P. Savage

Despite the rhetoric of new public sector management, criminaljustice agencies in England and Wales are still driven by a politicalagenda. Initiatives, such as the setting…


Quality process analysis: a technique for management in the public sector

K.K. Navaratnam, Bill Harris

An important surge in recent years has emerged in qualitymanagement initiatives in the public sector. Numerous techniques andtools are available to organizations looking…


A survey of chief planning officer attitudes towards planning consultants

Vincent‐Wayne Mitchell

Recent increases in the use of planning consultants by localauthorities prompted an interest in the decision‐making process. Initialinterviews uncovered some negative…


Planning for the impacts of agrobiotechnologies: A guide for public administrators

Leonie A. Marks, William A. Kerr, K.K. Klein

Biotechnology involves the use of modern biological procedures toenhance economically desirable traits exhibited by plants, animals andmicro‐organisms. These new…


Strategic options for state road transport undertakings in India

T.A.S. Vijayaraghavan

State road transport undertakings (SRTUs) in India presentlyoperate around 110,000 passenger buses with a total investment of aboutRs60 billion. Criticism of SRTUs has…

Cover of International Journal of Public Sector Management



Online date, start – end:


Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open Access:



  • Prof Dr Sandra van Thiel