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Published for over 30 years, International Journal of Public Sector Management (IJPSM) is a valuable resource for both academics and public managers. IJPSM publishes research on all aspects of public organizations, including management, governance and reform.

ISSN: 0951-3558
eISSN: 0951-3558

Aims and scope

The International Journal of Public Sector Management (IJPSM) publishes academic articles on the management, governance, and reform of public sector organizations around the world, aiming to provide an accessible and valuable resource for academics and public managers alike.

In over 30 years of continuous publication, IJPSM has covered the full range of public management research including studies of organizations, public finances, performance management, Human Resources Management, strategy, leadership, accountability, integrity, collaboration, e-government, procurement, and more.

IJPSM encourages scholars to publish their empirical research and is particularly interested in comparative findings. IJPSM welcomes articles from across the globe, using a variety of research methods and theoretical approaches. Papers published in IJPSM are double blind peer-reviewed.

This journal is aligned with our responsible management goal

We aim to champion researchers, practitioners, policymakers and organisations who share our goals of contributing to a more ethical, responsible and sustainable way of working.

SDG 8 Decent work & economic growth
SDG 9 Industry, innovation & infrastructure
SDG 10 Reduced inequalities
SDG 11 Sustainable cities & communities
SDG 12 Responsible consumption & production
SDG 13 Climate action
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