International Journal of Public Sector Management: Volume 9 Issue 1


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Structural adjustment and tripartite consultation

Anne Trebilcock

Examines the effects of economic structural adjustment programmes on employers and workers. Advocates a tripartite consultation approach whereby workers’ and employers 


Swords into ploughshares: The challenge of effective governance in a democratic South Africa

Cyril Ramaphosa

Gives a personal account of the author’s memories and experiences of apartheid prior to South Africa’s first democratic elections in 1994. Looks at the changes which have…


Environmental policy and management in Barbados

Jamal Khan, Samantha Alleyne

Considers the inclusion of environmental policy dimensions into strategic development planning for the coastal environment of Barbados. Coastal zone management forms one…


Management in government: the future

Robin Butler

Comprises a speech given by Sir Robin Butler, Secretary to the Cabinet and head of the Home Civil Service, at a conference held in London in November 1995 to celebrate the…


The public management of national provident funds for state‐led development: The case of Malaysia’s Employees’ Provident Fund

Roddy McKinnon

The Malaysian Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) was created as a mandatory national saving plan in 1951 and has grown consistently. Following two decades of state‐led…


Accountability and the accounting regime in the public sector: Some messages from the NHS

Howard Mellett, Jan Williams

In the UK, the Government is keen to introduce private sector procedures into the public sector. The latest stage of this process has been to suggest the adoption of…

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