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Municipal corporatization in Germany and Italy
Abstract During the last few years, the local government sector in European countries has undergone a number of important changes. Among the various reform initiatives has been the externalization ofExpand
Public sector governance and accountability
The collection of papers in this special issue has primarily been drawn from the papers representing the ‘‘Corporate Governance and accountability in the Public Sector’’ stream of the SeventhExpand
Local public management reforms in Germany
This article, part of a sequence of comparative articles on local government reforms in The Netherlands, Switzerland and Germany, describes and analyses the recent public management reforms at theExpand
A meta-review of public sector performance management research
Abstract This paper is a meta-review of public sector performance management research as published over the last decade. Contingency-based studies are the predominant types of research on publicExpand
Appropriateness and Use of Performance Information in the Budgeting Process: Some Experiences from German and Italian Municipalities
ABSTRACT This article contributes to the debate on the use of performance information in the context of public sector performance management. Based on case studies, the authors analyze theExpand
Variance in the Institutions of Local Utility Services: Evidence from Several European Countries
This chapter presents the different options of institutional choice for the delivery of local utility services like water, waste, energy or transport in selected European countries. The authorsExpand
Performance measurement of hybrid organizations - emerging issues and future research perspectives
Theme: Performance measurement of hybridorganizations : emerging issues and future researchperspectives
Linking budgeting to results? Evidence about performance budgets in European municipalities based on a comparative analytical model
ABSTRACT This article contributes to the debate on the incorporation of performance information in European local government budgets. At the core is the development of an analytical model forExpand