View selected publications from IPSAR members.

  • Hatherly, D., Mitchell, R.K. and Mitchell, J.R. (2020). Reimagining profits and stakeholder capital to address tensions among stakeholders. Business and Society, Vol. 59, Issue 2, pp.322-350.
    DOI: 10.1177/0007650317745637
  • Nyland, K., Ahlgren, P.C. and Lapsley, I.M. (2020). NPM Resistance: A Political Intervention. Financial Accountability and Management, Vol. 36, No. 3, November 2020.
  • Ala, A. and Lapsley, I. (2019). Accounting for crime in the neoliberal world. British Accounting Review, Vol. 51, Issue 5, September 2019.
    DOI: 10.1016/
  • Cooper, C. and Lapsley, I. (2019). Hillsborough: The fight for accountability. Critical Perspectives on Accounting. Online May 2019.
    DOI: 10.1016/
  • Du, J. and Lapsley, I. (2019). The reform of UK universities: A management dream, an academic nightmare? Abacus, Vol. 55, Issue 3, September 2019, pp.452-482.
  • Kerley, R., Liddell, J., and Dunning, P. (2019). The Routledge Handbook of International Local Government. (Routledge: Abingdon).
  • Lapsley, I. and Miller, P. (2019). Transforming the public sector 1998-2018. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, Vol. 32, No. 8, pp.2211-2252.
    DOI: 10.1108/AAAJ-06-2018-3511
  • Lapsley, I. and Segato, F. (2019). Citizens, technology and the NPM Movement. Public Money and Management, 39:8, pp.553-559.
    DOI: 10.1080/09540962.2019.1617539
  • Bruno, A. and Lapsley, I.M. (2018). The emergence of an accounting practice: the fabrication of a government accrual accounting system. Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, Vol. 31, No. 4, pp.1045-1066.
    DOI: 10.1108/AAAJ-01-2016-2400
  • Henderson, E. and Lambert, V. (2018). Negotiating for survival: Balancing mission and money. British Accounting Review 50, Issue 2, February, pp.185-198.
    DOI: 10.1016/
  • Bergstrom, T. and Lapsley, I.M. (2017). On the elusive nature of modernisation in government. Statsvetenskaplig tidskrift, Vol. 119, No. 2017/1, pp.7-22.
  • Lapsley, I. and Knutsson, H. (Eds). (2017). Modernizing the Public Sector: Scandinavian Perspectives. Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management (Routledge).
  • Lapsley, I.M. and Rekers, J.V. (2017). The relevance of strategic management accounting to popular culture: The world of West End Musicals. Management Accounting Research, Vol. 35, pp.47-55.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.mar.2017.01.001
  • Arnaboldi, M., dal Molin, M., and Lapsley, I.M. (2016). Modernizing public services: Subtle interplays of politics and management. Journal of Accounting and Organizational Change, Vol. 12, No. 4, pp.547-567.
    DOI: 10.1108/JAOC-07-2014-0041
  • Brun-Martos, M.I. and Lapsley, I.M. (2016). Democracy, governmentality, and transparency: Participatory budgeting in action. Public Management Review, Vol. 18
    DOI: 10.1080/14719037.2016.1243814
  • Cucciniello, M., Lapsley, I.M. and Nasi, G. (2016). Managing health care in the digital world: A comparative analysis. Health Services Management Research, Vol. 29, No. 4, pp.132-143.
    DOI: 10.1177/0951484816674032
  • Hellstrom, C. and Lapsley, I.M. (2016). Humour and happiness in an NPM world: Do they speak in jest? Critical Perspectives on Accounting, Vol. 37, pp.51-64.
    DOI: 10.1016/
  • Hodges, R. and Lapsley, I.M. (2016). A private sector failure, a public sector crisis: Reflections of the great recession. Financial Accountability and Management, Vol. 32, No. 3, pp.265-280.
    DOI: 10.1111/faam.12096
  • Hyndman, N. and Lapsley, I.M. (2016). New public management: The story continues. Financial Accountability and Management, Vol. 32, No. 4, pp.385-408.
    DOI: 10.1111/faam.12100