An overview of managing organizational change in public services.



Macleod, Calum and By, Rune T (2009) An overview of managing organizational change in public services. In: Managing Organizational Change in Public Services: International Issues, Challenges & Cases. Understanding Organizational Change . Routledge, London. ISBN 9780415467599

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Abstract

Forming part of the Understanding Organizational Change series, Managing Organizational Change in Public Services focuses on the organizational dimension of change management in public services. Combining aspects of change management theory with ‘real life’ practice in the form of organizational cases from different regions and sectors, this edited collection identifies and analyzes significant issues regarding the development, implementation and evaluation of public service change initiatives. Featuring contributions from leading authors in the field, this text provides an overview of organizational change management with a focus on leadership, management, and strategies for change. Looking at cases from Europe and North America, Managing Organizational Change in Public Services offers both a global, as well as a cross-sector analysis of this complex and challenging process. Different sectors that are examined include: Transport Health Education This book offers an excellent introduction to change management and how it works within the public service organizations internationally. It will be vital reading for all those engaged with the study or practice of this dynamic subject.

Item Type: Book Section
Divisions: School of Arts, Social Sciences and Management > Business, Enterprise & Management
Date Deposited: 12 May 2009 10:55
Last Modified: 27 May 2011 10:39
URI: http://eresearch.qmu.ac.uk/id/eprint/551

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