International Journal of Public Sector Management: Volume 9 Issue 7


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Working together: Key themes in the management of relationships between public and non‐profit organizations

Chris Huxham, Siv Vangen

Describes some of the good practices and some of the problems connected with inter‐organizational working, focusing on arrangements involving voluntary, community sector…


“Is this the right meeting?”: Impact of change on joint work with children and young people in difficulty

Andrew Kendrick, Murray Simpson, Elisabeth Mapstone

Based on research funded by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, looks at change in services for children and young people in difficulty and the implications for…


The concept of charismatic leadership: Its application to an analysis of social movements and a voluntary organization in Sweden

Stig Larsson, Lars Rönnmark

Argues that little attention has been devoted to charismatic or transformational leadership in the voluntary sector, although many socially‐oriented voluntary…


The changing nature of Irish voluntary social service organizations

Gwen Jaffro

Reviews the development of the Irish voluntary sector and examines the unique characteristics of the legal framework in which voluntary organizations operate and the…


The Netherlands in the twenty‐first century: High‐quality management of private, non‐profit organizations

C.P.M. Wilderom, F. Joldersma

Spending cuts, privatization, decentralization and deregulation are undermining the dominant role of the Dutch Government in private non‐profit organizations. Less…


The hitch‐hiker’s guide to innovation?: Managing innovation ‐ and other organizational processes ‐ in an inter‐agency context

Stephen P. Osborne

Describes and evaluates the management of innovation within an inter‐organizational context in the UK. Focuses specifically on the work and role of a local voluntary…

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