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Corporate Governance, Accounting and Accountability of State-Owned Enterprises and Agencies: Taking Stock and Next Steps in Theory and Practice

Corporate Governance, Accounting and Accountability of State-Owned Enterprises and Agencies: Taking Stock and Next Steps in Theory and Practice

Corporate governance, accounting and accountability of SOEs are crucial and growing topics in public management and other research disciplines. Public service provision and budget consolidation cannot be realized effectively and efficiently without powerful governance and management of SOEs. However there are serious corporate governance challenges and important empirical research gaps in comparison to other fields. This ebook offers an empirical examination of interdisciplinary literature and innovative experiences of SOEs to strengthen public service motivation, board composition and roles, trust and control, transparency, public value and to enhance the ability to manage, steer and monitor contracts, performance and relationships.


Boards of public sector organizations: a typology with Dutch illustrations,Corporate governance and accountability of state-owned enterprises: relevance for science and society and interdisciplinary research perspectives,How can performance measurement systems empower managers? An exploratory study in state-owned enterprises,Interactions fostering trust and contract combinations in local public services provision,Mission(s) impossible? Configuring values in the governance of state-owned enterprises,Public service motivation and job performance in public utilities: an investigation in a Taiwan sample,Sustainability reporting in the Austrian, German and Swiss public sector,The return of the hierarchy: SOEs in marketisation

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