International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management: Volume 60 Issue 1


Table of contents - Special Issue: Accountability and organisational performance in the public sector: a symposium

Guest Editors: Arie Halachmi, Dorothea Greiling

Alignment of inter‐agency supply chains to enhance public sector performance management

Guy Callender

This paper seeks to explore sources of political and administrative challenges which arise from an absence of alignment of supply chains linking the activities of public agencies.


Imagined promises versus real challenges to public performance management

Arie Halachmi

This paper aims to alert and to sensitize managers and those charged with oversight responsibility about the possible follies of relying too much on performance measurement as a…


Controlling externally autonomised entities by Dutch local governments

Johan A.M. de Kruijf

This paper aims to address the possibilities for (performance‐based) control of externally autonomised (empowered) entities which operate at the level of local government in The…


Accountability and governance: strengthening extra‐bureaucratic mechanisms in Bangladesh

Ahmed Shafiqul Huque

This paper aims to examine accountability arrangements in Bangladesh and to identify strengths and weaknesses, as well as potentials for improvement.

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