Mission and Key Objectives

The International Research Society for Public Management (IRSPM) has grown out of a highly successful series of annual conferences. At the ninth conference, held at the Bocconi University in 2005, the conference attendees agreed that a proposal would be developed to formalise this emerging network of researchers and to establish IRSPM. This idea was unanimously accepted at the tenth conference held at the Glasgow Caledonian University in April 2006. The Society's mission to is to to develop and support research about public management and public policy implementation amongst the international research community and to facilitate the creation and dissemination of new knowledge and understanding across this community.  

IRSPM will achieve its mission by accomplishing the following objectives: