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Organizational social capital, structure and performance
Organization theorists suggest that the social capital within organizations is a potentially powerful resource for improving organizational performance. In addition, organizational structures mayExpand
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Public Service Performance: Subjective and objective measures of organizational performance: An empirical exploration
Introduction Governments around the globe now seek to judge the performance of their public services. This has given rise to the introduction of a range of complex and sophisticated regimes toExpand
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Alignment and Results
Theory and evidence has grown on the role of strategy in public organizations. Miles and Snow suggest that strategy’s impact on organizational success will be greatest when external and internalExpand
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Strategic Planning and Implementation Success in Public Service Organizations: Evidence from Canada
Abstract In this article, we examine the role that formal strategic planning plays in determining the success of strategy implementation in a set of more than 150 public service organizations fromExpand
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Still Like Ships That Pass in the Night? The Relationship Between Public Administration and Management Studies
ABSTRACT In recent times, research on public management has grown rapidly. Nevertheless, despite the expansion of attention to management in the public sector, many important questions about theExpand
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Better Public Services
Abstract In this article we argue that public management scholars share a purpose that goes beyond scientific understanding of managerial and organizational behaviour and outcomes. A widespread, ifExpand
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Public Management Reforms and Social Cohesion in Europe: The view from the top
Abstract Drawing upon data from a survey of senior public managers in ten European countries, we examine the relationship between public management reforms and perceptions of social cohesion. We findExpand
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Guest editors’ introduction: the impact of ageing and demographic change on local government
Pronounced and unprecedented population ageing is already a worldwide phenomenon and it is set to accelerate over coming decades (Carbonaro et al. 2016). As the population age composition changes andExpand
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Book Reviews
The idea that governance is increasingly networked is the leitmotif for a generation of leading scholars. At the same time, the continuing pre-eminence of New Public Management (NPM) philosophy inExpand