International Journal of Leadership in Public Services: Volume 8 Issue 3


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Public leadership: motivated by values not bonuses

Su Maddock

Turbulent times are here to stay and public leadership needs to become less managerial, more adept at harnessing resources and transforming governance. While the media continues…


Role of NGOs in the implementation of active labour market policies: The case of Finland and Sweden

Thomas Babila Sama

This is a mixed method comparative case study. The aim of this paper is to find the role played by non‐governmental organizations (NGOs) in the implementation of the active labour…

No one wants to get stuck with the losing card: The conditions of management in conjunction with hospital mergers

Lars Nordgren

The rate of turnover of hospital managers has been high in Sweden. Hospitals are regarded to be difficult to manage, which is connected with different discourses and action logics…

The problem of identity in hybrid managers: who are medical directors?

Megan Joffe, Kate MacKenzie‐Davey

This article is drawn from doctoral research exploring the identity struggles faced by professionals who take on management and leadership roles. The research focused on the…




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