International Journal of Public Sector Management: Volume 8 Issue 2


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Reinventing administrative policies for the 1990s: Administrative policy reform in Canada

Richard Paton, Christiane Dodge

To meet the management challenges of the 1990s, governments mustfundamentally reexamine their approaches to administrative policy. Inmost governments, administrative…


From public administration to public sector management: understanding contemporary change in British public services

Stephen Ackroyd

Offers a general historical analysis of the development of publicservice provision in Britain. First discusses the slow emergence ofindustrialism in Britain, then…


Reform of the national budget process in Sweden

Stuart Wilks

Sets out the recent history of budget reform in Sweden and offers abrief assessment of the progress made to date. It is now ten years sincethe Swedish Government began its…


Privatization and the internal environment: Developing our knowledge of the adjustment process

David Parker

Privatization is occurring at various levels of government in manycountries around the world. So extensive is the reform programme thatthe term “reinventing government”…


Institutional development: a review of the concept

Ronald McGill

Considers five topics in an attempt to review the concept ofinstitutional development (ID): institutions; development; institutionaldevelopment; projects; technical…

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