The mission of the International Public Management Network (IPMN) is to provide a forum for sharing ideas, concepts and results of research and practice in the field of public management, and to stimulate critical thinking about alternative approaches to problem solving and decision making in the public sector.
To satisfy this mission IPMN convenes its members in annual conferences and workshops and publishes selected papers presented at these events in a book series, the International Public Management Journal, and the International Public Management Review online. IPMN also provides provides this website that includes the membership directory and a number of services to members, and a list server to permit rapid information flow among members. IPMN seeks to facilitate exchange and cooperative work among its members. Opportunities include visiting lectureships and other speaking opportunities, scholarly visits to members' institutions, joint research and consulting projects, pooled funding for research.
The intent of the International Public Management Network is to create and sustain a dialogue on emerging management concepts, methods and technology so that members can learn about innovation and change in public sector organizations throughout the world. IPMN presently includes members representing about one hundred different countries and has a goal of expanding membership to include representatives from as many nations as possible. To view the roster of IPMN members or to contact individual members, please view our searchable Member Directory. IPMN is a voluntary network and non-profit corporation. Policy and management decision making for the Network is the responsibility of the IPMN coordinators group. For information on how to become a member of IPMN refer to Membership Information.
There are 1646 IPMN members around the world.