International Journal of Public Sector Management: Volume 9 Issue 3


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Competitive intensity and technical efficiency in public sector firms: evidence from India

Kannan Ramaswamy, William Renforth

Reports that transfer of ownership from government to private hands is touted as the only way to eliminate inefficiencies in the public sector. Argues that the alternative…


Privatization: a review of policy and implementation in selected Arab countries

Talib Younis

Reviews privatization in the Middle East, concentrating primarily on Egypt, Tunisia and Morocco. Traces the (uncertain) moves away from state enterprise and state control…


The UK’s privatized utilities experience: why the regulators are under attack

Sonny Nwankwo, Bill Richardson

As demand mounts for a review of the UK’s privatized utilities regulatory system, focuses on an increasing public phenomenon ‐ that of conflict between regulators and…


An alternative to privatization: the listing of H‐shares in Hong Kong

Hing Lin Chan

Details how, in a bid to invigorate its state‐owned enterprises, the Chinese government allows some of its large state‐owned enterprises to list on the stock exchanges of…


Linking external and internal relationship building in networks of public and private sector organizations: a case study

Adrian Palmer

Observes that there has been considerable recent interest in evolving forms of network organizations, and notes the suggestion that organizations are developing…


Broad‐based consensus building

Evan M. Berman, William B. Werther

Discusses the purposes, structure, processes, and pitfalls associated with government‐business alliances built through very broad‐based strategic planning. The need for…

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