Calls for papers


International Journal of Public Sector Performance Management
International Journal of Public Sector Performance Management


Special Issue on: "Human Resources, Leadership and Public Management"

Guest Editors:
Prof. Achmad Nurmandi and Prof. Amporn Tamronglak, Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta, Indonesia

In social sciences, best practices can improve the foundation of new knowledge and preliminary findings. However, the social and cultural context in which the theory is applied will have an impact on diverse outcomes. We therefore invite research papers exploring this area.

We would recommend that authors submitting to this special issue refer to the following papers:

  • Dana, L.P. & Dumez, H. (2015) Qualitative Research Revisited: Epistemology of a Comprehensive Approach,¨ International Journal of Entrepreneurship & Small Business 26 (2), October 2015, pp. 154-170.
  • Dana, L.P. & Dana, T.E. (2005) Expanding the Scope of Methodologies Used in Entrepreneurship Research,¨ International Journal of Entrepreneurship & Small Business 2 (1), 2005, pp. 79-88.
Subject Coverage
Suitable topics include, but are not limited, to the following:

  • Managing human resources, engaging employees, succession planning and talent management
  • Fostering and managing diversity in the workplace
  • Civil service, merit system reform and pay reforms
  • Leading by example and by process - cases in excellence
  • Strategies to stimulate and harness employee motivation
  • Improved productivity and efficiency
  • Collaborative leadership and governance
  • Whistleblower protection
  • Performance management in human resource
  • Leadership in Public Organisation
  • Knowledge management in public sector

Notes for Prospective Authors

Submitted papers should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere. (N.B. Conference papers may only be submitted if the paper has been completely re-written and if appropriate written permissions have been obtained from any copyright holders of the original paper).

All papers are refereed through a peer review process.

All papers must be submitted online. To submit a paper, please read our Submitting articles page.

If you have any queries concerning this special issue, please email the Guest Editors Prof. Achmad Nurmandi at and Prof. Amporn Tamronglak at

Important Dates

Submission of manuscript 30 September, 2017

Notification to authors: 30 November, 2017

Final versions due by: 31 January 2018