9780415467599

Managing Organizational Change in Public Services: International Issues, Challenges and Cases

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  • ISBN13:

    9780415467599

  • ISBN10:

    0415467594

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 2009-04-28
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Summary

This edited collection focuses on the organizational dimensions of change management, identifying and analyzing the development, implementation and evaluation of public service change initiatives. Combining theory and practice, it boasts case studies from around the world, as well as comparative analysis across a range of public service sectors.

Table of Contents

Context
An Overview of Managing Organizational Change in Public Services
Leadership, Management and Strategies for Organizational Change in Public Services
Contextual Leadership and Change in the Public Sector
Managing Public Sector Organizations in Environmental Turbulence
The Ideological Use of New Public Management Concepts during Organizational Change Initiatives
Change from the Middle? Exploring Middle Manager Strategic and Sensemaking Agency in Public Services
A Convergence Analysis of Strategic Change: The National Trust Case
Organizational Change in the Public Sector: The Case for Planned Change
Implementing and Evaluating Public Services Change Initiatives
Public Sector Compensation: The Management of Change
Delayed Due to Heavy Turbulence: An Analysis of Power, Politics and Ultimately, the Abortion of a Major Organizational Change Initiative
For Show or For Real? Organization Development in the Public Sector
Strategic Responses to the Quality Reform: A Comparative Study of Change in Norwegian Higher Education
Changing Organizational Values and Actions in Public Services: A Longitudinal Empirical Analysis
Conclusions
Organizational Change Management in Public Services: Key Findings and Emerging Themes
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