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International Journal of Business Performance Management
International Journal of Business Performance Management


Special Issue on: "Performance Management in Asian Public Sector Organisations"

Guest Editors:
Shakeel Sarwar and Hassan Danial Aslam, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan
Muhammad Waqas Mehrwi, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan

Performance management in Asian public sector organisations (SAPSOs) today is a challenge for executives and HR managers because of their bureaucratic and hierarchical structure, with centralised chains of command.

This special issue is devoted to the implementation of performance management and appraisal systems in public sector organisations, particularly in Asia.

Case studies on performance-related issues and challenges in public sector organisations will be published in the issue.

The special issue is expected to be of benefit to HR managers, business students, business researchers and faculties, and NGOs and administrators of public sector organisations.

Subject Coverage
Suitable topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Performance management systems
  • Appraisal processes
  • Performance evaluation techniques
  • Performance development
  • Performance-related challenges
  • Human resource audits
  • Human resource measurement
  • Annual confidential reports
  • Performance improvement tactics

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 was not originally copyrighted and if it has been completely re-written)

All papers are refereed through a double blind process.

All papers must be submitted online. Please read our information on submitting articles page.

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

For any queries about this special issue, please contact the Guest Editors directly:
Shakeel Sarwar:
Hassan Danial Aslam:
Muhammad Waqas Mehrwi:
Important Dates

Manuscripts due by: 30 September 2014