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Accountability in the Regulatory State

Martin Lodge and Lindsay Stirton.

in The Oxford Handbook of Regulation

September 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Public Management and Administration; Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 8962 words.

Accountability in regulation will never reach a state of ‘perfection’ and stability, but will remain, given competing values and shifting priorities, in a state of continued tension and...

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Ambiguity, Discord, and Friction

Alan Baron, John Hassard, Fiona Cheetham and Sudi Sharifi.

in Inside the Compassionate Organization

January 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Public Management and Administration. 7964 words.

The artefacts and activities identified and discussed during the tour of the Hospice, and indeed the basic assumptions and espoused values that underlie them (as described in previous...

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Bureaucracy in the Twenty-First Century

Kenneth J. Meier and Gregory C. Hill.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Management

June 2007; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Public Management and Administration; Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 8928 words.

Although numerous scholars claim the eminent demise of bureaucracy, this article argues that bureaucracy will not only survive in the twenty-first century but will flourish. The core of the...

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Change and Continuity in the Continental Tradition of Public Management

Isabella Proeller and Kuno Schedler.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Management

June 2007; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Public Management and Administration; Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 10337 words.

This article aims to characterize French and German public administration and management, outline their specific reform trajectories, and indicate the influence both systems have had...

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Changes in the Organization of Public Services and their Effects on Employment Relations

Robert Hebdon and Ian Kirkpatrick.

in The Oxford Handbook of Work and Organization

May 2006; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Public Management and Administration; Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 9614 words.

Few observers would dispute the fact that radical changes have been attempted in the funding and organization of public services in most developed countries. Increasingly the trend is said...

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Conclusions

Alan Baron, John Hassard, Fiona Cheetham and Sudi Sharifi.

in Inside the Compassionate Organization

January 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Public Management and Administration. 4527 words.

The final chapter brings together a series of conclusions based on the preceding study of workplace attitudes, behaviour, and experiences within an English hospice. Initially it examines...

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Decentralization

Christopher Pollitt.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Management

June 2007; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Public Management and Administration; Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 10525 words.

For the last quarter century or so, decentralization has been virtually unassailable. Almost everyone has been in favor of it, from the centralized French to the already decentralized...

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Discussing the Discussions

Alan Baron, John Hassard, Fiona Cheetham and Sudi Sharifi.

in Inside the Compassionate Organization

January 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Public Management and Administration. 10377 words.

This chapter discusses the findings of the study through the lens of the academic literature on management and organization. Initially the authors revisit the questions that form the basis...

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Hospices, Communities, and Care

Alan Baron, John Hassard, Fiona Cheetham and Sudi Sharifi.

in Inside the Compassionate Organization

January 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Public Management and Administration. 8011 words.

In any discussion about culture, image, and identity in an organizational setting it is important to understand something of the wider social, political, and historical context. This...

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Identity and Image

Alan Baron, John Hassard, Fiona Cheetham and Sudi Sharifi.

in Inside the Compassionate Organization

January 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Public Management and Administration. 9039 words.

The study turns to the literature on organizational identity and, once again, considers this in terms of two competing analytical positions. The first, the ‘critical’ view, sees inter alia ...

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