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Campanale, C; Mauro, S G and Sancino, Alessandro (2020). Managing co-production and enhancing good governance principles: insights from two case studies. Journal of Management and Governance

Sancino, Alessandro and Hudson, Lorraine (2020). Leadership in, of, and for Smart Cities – Case Studies from Europe, America and Australia. Public Management Review (Early Access). file

Pagani, Michela; Sancino, Alessandro and Budd, Leslie (2020). Essential, complex and multi-form: the local leadership of civil society from an Anglo-Italian perspective. Voluntary Sector Review (Early Access). restricted access item, not available for direct download


Sancino, Alessandro; Carli, Giacomo; Giacomini, Davide and Pagani, Michela (2019). Coproduction of Public Leadership: The Engagement of Mayors With Citizens, Managers and Politicians. In: Academy of Management Proceedings, Academy of Management, 2019(1), article no. 12372abstract.

Hartley, Jean; Sancino, Alessandro; Bennister, Mark and Resodihardjo, Sandra L. (2019). Leadership for public value: Political astuteness as a conceptual link. Public Administration, 97(2) pp. 239–249. restricted access item, not available for direct download

Beer, Andrew; Ayres, Sarah; Clower, Terry; Faller, Fabian; Sancino, Alessandro and Sotarauta, Markku (2019). Place leadership and regional economic development: a framework for cross-regional analysis. Regional Studies, 53(2) pp. 171–182. file

Sicilia, Mariafrancesca; Sancino, Alessandro; Nabatchi, Tina and Guarini, Enrico (2019). Facilitating co-production in public services: management implications from a systematic literature review. Public Money & Management, 39(4) pp. 233–240. restricted access item, not available for direct download


Sancino, Alessandro; Grossi, Giuseppe and Sicilia, Mariafrancesca (2018). Between patronage and good governance: organizational arrangements in (local) public appointment processes. International Review of Administrative Sciences, 84(4) pp. 785–802. file

Giacomini, Davide; Sancino, Alessandro and Simonetto, Anna (2018). The introduction of mandatory inter-municipal cooperation in small municipalities: preliminary lessons from Italy. International Journal of Public Sector Management, 31(3) pp. 331–346. file

Sancino, Alessandro and Budd, Leslie (2018). City Leadership and Social Regeneration: The Potential of Community Leadership and the New Roles for Public Managers and Politicians. In: Sacchetti, Silvia; Christoforou, Asimina and Mosca, Michele eds. Social Regeneration and Local Development: Cooperation, Social Economy and Public Participation. New York/Oxon: Routledge, pp. 175–185. file

Sancino, Alessandro; Rees, James and Schindele, Irene (2018). Cross-Sector Collaboration for Public Value Co-Creation: A Critical Analysis. In: Stout, Margaret ed. From Austerity to Abundance?: Creative Approaches to Coordinating the Common Good. Critical Perspectives on International Public Sector Management, 6. Emerald, pp. 59–73.


Nabatchi, Tina; Sancino, Alessandro and Sicilia, Mariafrancesca (2017). Varieties of Participation in Public Services: The Who, When, and What of Coproduction. Public Administration Review, 77(5) pp. 766–776. file

Bryson, John; Sancino, Alessandro; Benington, John and Sørensen, Eva (2017). Towards a multi-actor theory of public value co-creation. Public Management Review, 19(5) pp. 640–654. file

Budd, Leslie; Sancino, Alessandro; Pagani, Michela; Kristmundsson, Ómar; Roncevic, Borut and Steiner, Michael (2017). Sport as a complex adaptive system for place-based leadership: Comparing five European cities with different administrative and socio-cultural traditions. Local Economy, 32(4) pp. 316–335. file


Budd, Leslie and Sancino, Alessandro (2016). Sport as a system of city leadership: comparing the case of Milton Keynes (UK) and Brescia (Italy). Regions Magazine, Regional Studies Association.

Giacomini, Davide and Sancino, Alessandro (2016). Inter-Municipal Co-Operation in Italy: A Reform without Reformers? Regions Magazine, 303(1) pp. 19–21.

Sicilia, Mariafrancesca; Guarini, Enrico; Sancino, Alessandro; Andreani, Martino and Ruffini, Renato (2016). Public services management and co-production in multi-level governance settings. International Review of Administrative Sciences, 82(1) pp. 8–27.

Budd, Leslie and Sancino, Alessandro (2016). A Framework for city leadership in multilevel governance settings: the comparative contexts of Italy and the UK. Regional Studies, Regional Science, 3(1) pp. 129–145. file

Sancino, Alessandro (2016). The meta co-production of community outcomes: towards a citizens’ capabilities approach. VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary Nonprofit Organizations, 27(1) pp. 409–424.

Sancino, Alessandro and Castellani, Lorenzo (2016). New development: Directly elected mayors in Italy: creating a strong leader doesn’t mean creating strong leadership. Public Money and Management, 36(2) pp. 153–156. file

García García, María Jesús and Sancino, Alessandro (2016). Directly Elected Mayors vs. Council Appointed Mayors – Which Effects on Local Government Systems? A Comparison between Italy and Spain. In: Sadioglu, Ugur and Dede, Kadir eds. Theoretical Foundations and Discussions on the Reformation Process in Local Governments. Information Science Reference - IGI Global, pp. 288–303. file


Sicilia, Mariafrancesca; Guarini, Enrico; Sancino, Alessandro; Andreani, Martino and Ruffini, Renato (2015). Motivazioni, condizioni organizzative e competenze manageriali per la co-produzione dei servizi pubblici: un caso di studio [Motivations, organizational arrangements and managerial skills for co-production of public services: a case study]. Azienda Pubblica, 28(2) pp. 157–173.


Ruffini, Renato; Tuca, Mihaela; Sancino, Alessandro and Andreani, Martino (2014). The search of a new logic of public administration reforms: the case of metropolitan areas in Italy. In: 9th International Conference on European Integration, Realities and Perspectives, 16-17 May 2014, Galati, Romania, pp. 396–399. file

Sancino, Alessandro; Meneguzzo, Marco and Cristofoli, Daniela (2014). Italian city managers: caged leaders? In: Diamond, John and Liddle, Joyce eds. European Public Leadership in Crisis? Critical Perspectives on International Public Sector Management (3). Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp. 75–84. restricted access item, not available for direct download

Borgonovi, Elio and Sancino, Alessandro (2014). Reshaping (local) public management in turbulent times: conceptualizing domains and providing recommendations for public managers. In: Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference, 3-5 Dec 2014, Sydney.

Sancino, Alessandro (2014). Stakeholder management e governance locale: quale ruolo per il management pubblico? (Stakeholder management and local governance: which role for public managers?). Azienda Pubblica, 27(3) pp. 260–279.


Sancino, Alessandro and Sicilia, Mariafrancesca (2013). The transactional and the relational approach to contracting out public services: how do they work? Journal of Finance and Management in Public Services, 11(1) pp. 1–13. file

Meneguzzo, Marco; Sancino, Alessandro; Guenon, Marcel and Fiorani, Gloria (2013). New development: the crisis and European local government reforms”. Public Money and Management, 33(6) pp. 459–462.

Braga, Alessandro and Sancino, Alessandro (2013). Il New public management in alcuni paesi in via di sviluppo tra eterogenesi dei fini e managerial fashion

(Public management reforms in developing countries between heteregenesis of purpose and managerial fashion).
Rivista Italiana di Ragioneria e di Economia Aziendale RIREA, 113(7-8-9) pp. 695–708.
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Braga, Alessandro; Sancino, Alessandro and Sicilia, Mariafrancesca (2013). Gli enti locali tra crisi e spending review: quale ruolo per il non-profit?

(Local authorities between crisis and spending review: what role for non-profit sector?).
Non Profit: diritto e management degli enti non commerciali, 19(2/3) pp. 21–36.
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Sancino, Alessandro (2012). Coinvolgimento degli stakeholder e generazione di valore condiviso nelle amministrazioni pubbliche

(Stakeholder engagement and the creation of shared value in public organizations).
In: Fiorani, Gloria; Jannelli, Roberto and Meneguzzo, Marco eds. CSR 2.0 proattiva e sostenibile. Tra mercati globali e gestione della crisi. (Corporate Social Responsibility 2.0 proactive and sustainable. Between global markets and crisis management). Milan: Egea, pp. 127–142.
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Sancino, Alessandro (2012). Il Direttore Generale dei Comuni tra (city) management, politica e governance locale

(City managers between (city) management, politics and local governance).
Economia & Management, 2 pp. 101–119.
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Cristofoli, Daniela; Maccio, Laura and Sancino, Alessandro (2011). Managing successful networks: the case of intermunicipality collaboration”. In: ed. Yearbook of Swiss Administrative Sciences. Winterthur: Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Verwaltungswissenschaften, pp. 121–139.

Sancino, Alessandro (2011). Between democracy and management: local government and the dilemma of spoils system. An analysis of the UK model. Economia Aziendale Online, 2(3) pp. 303–310. restricted access item, not available for direct download


Sancino, Alessandro (2010). Debate: Community governance as a response to economic crisis. Public Money and Management, 30(2) pp. 117–118. restricted access item, not available for direct download

Sancino, Alessandro (2010). L’attuazione del paradigma della public governance negli enti locali: implicazioni per il management

(The implementation of public governance model in local government: managerial implications.
Economia Aziendale Online, 1 pp. 49–58.
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Caperchione, Eugenio; Pattaro, Anna Francesca and Sancino, Alessandro (2009). Un confronto internazionale: come altri Paesi europei hanno declinato il Patto di stabilità interno

(An international comparison: how some European countries have applied the Internal Stability and Growth Pact).
In: Amatucci, Fabio; Pezzani, Fabrizio and Vecchi, Veronica eds. Le Scelte Di Finanziamento Degli Enti Locali. Milan: Egea, pp. 91–110.

Sancino, Alessandro and Turrini, Alex (2009). The managerial work of Italian city managers: an empirical analysis. Local Government Studies, 35(4) pp. 475–491. restricted access item, not available for direct download

Sancino, Alessandro (2009). L’esercizio dello spoil system nella governance dell’ente locale: alcuni casi a confronto
(Spoils system in Italian local governments: a comparison among some case studies).
Azienda Pubblica, 22(3) pp. 533–559.
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Sancino, Alessandro (2008). Le caratteristiche del lavoro del city manager: una risposta esplorativa [What do city managers really do? An exploratory analysis]. Azienda Pubblica, 21(2-3) pp. 235–257.

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