Managing public sector organizations in environmental turbulence

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dc.contributor.author Perrott, Bruce en_US
dc.contributor.editor By, TR; Macleod, C en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-07-13T08:47:21Z
dc.date.available 2010-07-13T08:47:21Z
dc.date.issued 2009 en_US
dc.identifier 2008008698 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Perrott Bruce 2009, 'Managing public sector organizations in environmental turbulence', in NA (ed.), Routledge, New York, USA, pp. 39-57. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 9780415467599 en_US
dc.identifier.other B1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/12480
dc.description.abstract As in the private sector, public sector organizations face increasingly turbulent operating environments. To succeed and survive, public sector managers need to progressively adapt and change in order to mai ntain an alignment between conditions of the environment and their organizational direction and capabilities. Strategic issue management is one disCipline that, when practised effectively, can facilitate the ongoing management of this alignment process and of organizational cbange. This chapter will examine aspects of strategic issues management as one useful component of the change management process when applied to public sector organizations. First, the chapter will discuss general conditions facing the public sector, and explore the current operating environment. Second, it wiJJ provide suggestions on how to measure environmental turbulence in order to inform managers and prepare them for organizational change. Third, the chapter will look at strategic management, and in particular strategic issue management, as sets of tools and processes that can be effective and appropriate in the process of managing change in public sector organizations operating in high levels of turbulence. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Routledge en_US
dc.relation.hasversion Accepted manuscript version
dc.relation.isbasedon http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415467599/ en_US
dc.title Managing public sector organizations in environmental turbulence en_US
dc.parent Managing Organizational Change in Public Services: International Issues, Challenges and Cases en_US
dc.journal.volume en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation New York, USA en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 39 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 57 en_US
dc.cauo.name BUS.School of Marketing en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 150311 en_US
dc.personcode 950580 en_US
dc.percentage 50 en_US
dc.classification.name Organisational Behaviour en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition 1 en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords NA en_US
dc.staffid en_US
dc.staffid 950580 en_US


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