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


Special Issue on: "Empowering Innovation in the Public Sector"

Guest Editors:
Prof. Aravindhan Surendar, Vignan University, India
Dr. Jayanthila Devi, Jain University, India

Developing a better understanding of innovation in public sector management and its infrastructure is gaining traction among policy makers and researchers all around the world. Organisations are increasingly using external knowledge and new paradigms to enhance innovative effects for improving public values.

This special issue aims to present new developments and perspectives in technology approaches and related analysis designed to improve individual, group, organisational and inter-organisational performance.

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

  • IT-enabled innovation in the public sector
  • Role of online communities
  • Security management in the public sector
  • Information and communication technologies
  • Cloud computing for data management
  • Big data management
  • Data mining in public sectors
  • Open innovation business models
  • Information infrastructure

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 Editor, Prof. Aravindhan Surendar, at

Important Dates

Manuscripts due by: 31 August, 2017

Notification to authors: 31 October 2017

Final versions due by: 31 January 2018