Managing Organizational Change in Public Services by Rune Todnem By
International Issues, Challenges and Cases (Understanding Organizational Change)

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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.

 

About Rune Todnem By

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Rune Todnem By is a Lecturer at the School of Business, Enterprise and Management at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, UK. He is the editor of the Journal of Change Management and founder of the International Change and Improvement Leadership Network. Calum Macleod is Senior Research Fellow within UHI Policyweb, the University of the Highlands and Islands Research Institute for Remote and Rural Regions, based in Inverness, UK.
 
Published August 21, 2012 by Routledge. 304 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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