Privatization Through Related Corporations: Liability Considerations

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

1 Scopus citations


What are the legal implications for personnel management of governmental privatization through incorporation of a subsidiary or related entity to perform public functions? The manner in which a governmental entity establishes or interacts with a private corporation performing public services can be crucial to answering that question. Entanglement between government and private corporations can lead a court to apply certain personnel laws and rights that would otherwise not apply in the private context. Using various court cases as examples, this legal brief highlights some issues worthy of further consideration.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)323-327
Number of pages5
JournalReview of Public Personnel Administration
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 2003
Externally publishedYes


  • body politic
  • corporate veil
  • privatization
  • public corporation
  • public entity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Administration
  • Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management


Dive into the research topics of 'Privatization Through Related Corporations: Liability Considerations'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this