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Policy Alienation and the Power of Professionals : Confronting New Policies

Author: Lars Tummers
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This ranges from Israeli teachers striking against school reforms, via British civil servants quitting their jobs as they have problems with New Public Management reforms focused on cost cutting, to  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lars Tummers
ISBN: 9781781954027 178195402X
OCLC Number: 857286748
Description: xii, 188 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Contents: Preface Part I: Introduction and Background of Policy Alienation 1. Introducing Policy Alienation and the Power of Professionals 2. An Historical Background of Alienation Part II: Conceptualizing Policy Alienation 3. A Definition of Policy Alienation 4. A Measurement Instrument for Policy Alienation Part III: Antecedents of Policy Alienation 5. The Impact of New Public Management and Professionalism on Policy Alienation Part IV: Effects of Policy Alienation 6. The Impact of Policy Alienation on Resistance to Change 7. Moving Beyond Policy Alienation? Examining Organizational Context and Personality Characteristics Part V: Conclusions and Moving Forward 8. Discussion and Conclusions Appendix: How Can I Use the Policy Alienation Framework in Research, in Consultancy or as a Practitioner? Five Basic Steps References Index
Responsibility: Lars Tummers, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands.


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