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Relationship between Emotional Labor and Job Satisfaction: Testing Mediating Role of Emotional Intelligence on South Korean Public Service Employees

Nearly half of public sector jobs involve emotional labor and the studies on emotional labor in the public service have been growing nowadays. However, prior studies on the consequences of the dimensions of emotional labor (surface acting and deep …


Exploring the Linkage Between Public Corruption and Political Trust in Mauritius: a PLS-SEM Approach

This research examines, analyses, and explains—from a citizen’s perspective—public-sector corruption in order to determine whether public opinion and belief concerning it in the case of Mauritius matters in assessing political trust. The findings …


Economic Value Added (EVA) for Performance Evaluation of Public Organizations

This study tests whether economic value added (EVA) as a performance evaluation metric incentivizes public administrators to increase the performance of public organizations. It utilizes data from Wind Info Database (WIND) and finds that the …

22.10.2020 Open Access

Digital Public Services in Smart Cities – an Empirical Analysis of Lead User Preferences

Smart cities (SC) attract constant criticism due their technocratic conceptualization. To solve this issue, scholars call for a citizen-centric approach aligning the SC agenda to the citizens’ needs and preferences. However, examining SC user …


Towards an Understanding of the Dynamics of Work and Employment Relations during Austerity

This study considers how public sector organisations respond to the effects of austerity. While some organisations take advantage of austerity to increase the workload of employees with little or no engagement with employees, others encourage …

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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.

This journal is significant as it focuses on public organizations at every level anywhere in the world. The Journal is unique in that it is devoted entirely to these types of public organizations as the central forces in shaping the structure, directions, changes, and progress in society and civilization, as well as their centrality in the process of governance and administration of society.

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