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Turbulence in the Management of Health Services

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ISBN-10: 3838336496

ISBN-13: 9783838336497

Edition: N/A

Authors: Jennene Greenhill

List price: $107.00
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Using a longitudinal, critical ethnographic approach this book explored how a change process was managed over a five-year period at a large Australian hospital. It aimed to explain how power dynamics that operate in the health system actively generate systemic inertia making organisational change difficult and complex. The book questions the efficacy of the rise of the new public management agenda and clinical management as valorised practice among clinicians.The most important contributions of this book are findings that reveal how new public management infiltrated political, professional and bureaucratic fields of power strengthening pre-existing power structures that underpin a dominant…    
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Book details

List price: $107.00
Publisher: Lap Lambert Academic Publishing GmbH & Company KG
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.72" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English