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Theme-Based Book Review: Reform

This theme-based book review considers four recent titles related to reform: They Eat Our Sweat: Transport Labor, Corruption, and Everyday Survival in Urban Nigeria, by Daniel E. Agbiboa; Assessing Public Management Reforms, by Patrick Gibert and …


Decentralizing Under Uncertainty: Informal Relations and Results-Based Management in the Municipalization Process in Uruguay

This article analyzes the Uruguayan decentralization process since the creation of the third tier of government, the Municipal Authorities, in 2010. The main objective is to understand the intergovernmental relations that have arisen as a result.


Digital Transformation: Exploring big data Governance in Public Administration

As economies become increasingly data-driven, big data technologies and software products are turning into key tools for managing technological processes in real time for more efficient delivery of public services to citizens. The change in the …


Administrative Reforms in the Ghanaian Public Services for Government Business Continuity During the COVID-19 Crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic caused significant disruptions to public service delivery but heightened citizens demand for services. We examined public sector reforms implemented in the Ghanian public sector to ensure public service continuity during the …


Public–Private Partnerships: Left or Right Government Economic Policy?

Public–Private Partnerships (PPPs) are long-term arrangements in which the private sector usually finances a substantial portion of the project’s capital expenditure. In this sense, many consider PPPs as a market-oriented (and thus a conservative …

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Public Organization Review seeks to advance knowledge of public organizations around the world. Its focus is on `public', broadly defined, to include governmental, non-profit, and non-governmental organizations, and their impacts on human life and society, as well as their influence in shaping human civilization. The Review publishes empirical, theoretical, analytical and historical articles of high academic quality that contribute to the advancement of understanding `public' organizations. Of particular interest are (1) studies of public organizations and their administration at all levels of analysis; (2) studies of intra and interorganizational relationships, including interactions with private corporations, non-profit, and non-governmental organizations; (3) studies of state and society, politics and market, social change and public organizations, and globalization and national governance/administration; (4) studies of organizational theory, behavior, change, development, leadership, policy, and management; (5) studies of organization-elite, organizational elite-mass citizens, and public-private sector interface; and (6) studies that further the cause of the common good and contribute to a humane civilization.

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Public Organization Review
Jahrgang 1/2001 - Jahrgang 22/2022
Springer US
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