Patrizio Monfardini

Patrizio Monfardini
Università degli studi di Cagliari | UNICA · Department of Economic and Business Science

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Many reforms have aimed at introducing and developing managerial tools in public organisations. However, their limited degree of translation is still unexplained. The purpose of this paper is to explore how individuals face managerial reforms using the frame of institutional logics. In particular, the paper analyses to what extent individuals ident...
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In the EU, the specialty municipal banks have been the traditional funding source besides tax sharing and governmental transfers for Local Governments (LGs). With the decentralization process, LGs experienced different market-based options so that banks were no longer the only source of funding. However, with the onset of the Eurozone crisis, publi...
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This paper focuses on the introduction of new performance measurement system (PMS) for measuring teaching performance in Universities. The adoption of such PMS should prompt significant changes in existing control processes, but the goals of reform do not automatically translate into the desired organisational responses. Given the impact of PMS on...
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Within the NPM debate, audit reforms have been largely investigated at the national level. The best‐known theoretical approach to approach audit reforms is provided by Michael Power, who suggested the idea of an “audit explosion” and then of an “audit society.” Power draws his insights from cases situated at the national level without explicitly co...
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Sustainability is a globally targeted concept widely debated in the literature, but still seeking a commonly agreed operationalization within applicable standards. The role of standard setter is commonly played by multi-stakeholder international organizations aiming at offering sound solutions for all kind of organizations, while what could be the...
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Personnel policies in public sector organizations are fundamental to improving public services, since they have an impact on both individual and organizational performance. Within the broad area of Human Resources Management (HRM), Performance-Related Pay Systems (PRPSs) are widely considered one of the cornerstones of public sector managerial refo...
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PurposeTo understand whether new public management and public value theory are sufficient to guide the strategic behaviours adopted by public sector organizations for their service delivery companies. Design/methodology/approachThis article uses a longitudinal case study of a joint stock company running an airport service in Tuscany. FindingsPublic...
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In the raising complexity of the environment within which companies have to currently operate, the drawing up of integrated reporting seems to be one of the most challenging and demanding tasks for any company, which have to deal both with an increasing number of powerful stakeholders and provide its managers with increasingly complex and useful in...
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This study aims to contribute to the legitimacy theory by evaluating the legitimizing capacity of a social reporting practice performed by a healthcare trust. The study is based on an in-depth analysis of a significant case of social reporting by an healthcare trust, using a multi-method research approach.The study revealed that a social report can...
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Public management theories have focused scholars' attention on agglomeration processes between public administrations. Such processes are relevant at a local level to increase efficiency and effectiveness in the provision of public services. Scholars and practitioners have pointed out economies of scale and efficiency in the production of public se...
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By analysing two countries that have recently undergone NPM reform at the municipal level (Germany and Italy), our investigation challenges two popular notions: (1) that an audit explosion occurs as a result of reform, and (2) that reform causes change, i.e., that actors within a changing institutional context automatically adapt. Our empirically‐d...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to analyse the effect of new public management‐based reforms on public accountability in two countries, Italy and Sweden, explaining what strategies can be used to enhance accountability toward citizens. Design/methodology/approach Two case studies have been analysed in order to compare how public accountabilit...
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Social accounting and reporting practices are widely adopted all over the world by various kinds of organizations. While most of the literature focuses on private corporations, in recent years several scholars have called for more attention to be directed towards public and non-profit sectors' reporting practices. This article offers an overview of...
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With the aim of promoting integration between health and social care, Tuscany has introduced the organizational model of Società della Salute (SdS - Healthcare Consortia). The model is based on the involvement of all public and private actors operating in the health, social and environmental sectors, beginning with the phase of strategic planning b...

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