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Disciplinary Perspectives on Skill  

Jane Bryson

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Feb 2017
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Mar 2017
Skill is a ubiquitous term but it is not always commonly understood. This chapter demonstrates that our understanding of skill varies, often as a reflection of our disciplinary interests. ... More

Editors’ Introduction: The State of Health Care Management Research: A Critical Overview  

Ewan Ferlie, Kathleen Montgomery, and Anne Reff Pederson

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Apr 2016
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Jun 2016
This introductory chapter offers an overview of the purpose and structure of the Handbook. It begins by explaining why the health care management field is a worthy object of academic study. ... More

Educating for the Cooperative Society: The Role of Industry in Building Human and Social Capital  

Suzanna Tomassi

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Jun 2019
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Jul 2019
This chapter investigates the relationship between industry and academia from the perspective of industry. In addition to the theoretical review, it is based on feedback from industry ... More

Evaluation and Public Management  

Peter Dahler-Larsen

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Jun 2007
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Sep 2009
The term “evaluation” encompasses a rich and dynamic set of approaches some of which are interesting counterpoints to the idea of a “happy marriage” between evaluation and new public ... More

HRM and the New Public Management  

Stephen Bach and Ian Kessler

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Jun 2008
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Sep 2009
As human resource management (HRM) has developed as a field of study, the attention paid to public sector employment relations has been relatively limited. The preoccupation with the link ... More

The Implications of a Diversifying Workforce for Institutional Governance and Management in Higher Education  

Celia Whitchurch

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Jun 2019
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Jul 2019
Contemporary influences on institutional policy and practice are analysed based on studies in 23 HE institutions in the United Kingdom, involving 183 interviews. The implications of a ... More

Performance Management  

Colin Talbot

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Jun 2007
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Sep 2009
Discussions of the performance of government have existed as long as government itself. Rulers—even autocratic ones—have usually sought to justify their rule by showing how it is beneficial ... More

Re-placing Care: Governing HealthCare through Spatial Arrangements  

Lieke Oldenhof, Jeroen Postma, and Roland Bal

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Apr 2016
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Jun 2016
This chapter explores the meaning of place for health care governance. Although place is gaining importance in public health studies, it remains under theorized as an analytical concept. As ... More

Reactions, Reflections, and Renewal: The Significance of Higher Education for Intellectual, Societal, and Personal Advancement  

Stephen Crump

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Jun 2019
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Jul 2019
This chapter draws together the arguments, ideas, concepts, recommendations, case studies, and empirical data provided in the preceding chapters built on and around the conceptual framework ... More

Striving for Balance: Reforms in Human Resource Management  

Patricia W. Ingraham

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Jun 2007
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Sep 2009
Reform of human resource management systems has been a prominent part of broader governmental reform and change in many nations for the past twenty years. Most often, however, it has not ... More

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