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From public to private: decision-making gone wrong

Narayan, Jashwini J. (2010) From public to private: decision-making gone wrong. Pacific Economic Bulletin, 25 (2). pp. 127-139. ISSN 0817-8038

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    While some observers say it was the major shipbuilding project calamity involving the construction of the Reef Endeavour and the continued financial burden on the Fijian State that prompted the privatisation of Government Shipyard and Public Slipways (GSPS), others believe it was a political ploy for personal gain. Based on in-depth interviews and archival data, this article details and analyses the decision-making processes involved in privatising GSPS. It also unveils the political mistakes resulting in the failed privatisation.

    Item Type: Journal Article
    Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
    Divisions: Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE) > School of Management and Public Administration
    Depositing User: Ms Mereoni Camailakeba
    Date Deposited: 26 May 2010 12:08
    Last Modified: 16 Jul 2012 16:46

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