Organisational change in public organisations
Apelt, Christina L. (2014) Organisational change in public organisations. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.
This research applies a multidimensional model of publicness to the analysis of organisational change and in so doing enriches understanding of the public nature of organisations and how public characteristics facilitate change. Much of the prior literature describes public organisations as bureaucratic, with characteristics that are resistant to change, hierarchical structures that impede information flow, goals that are imposed and scrutinised by political authority and red tape that constrains decision-making. This dissertation instead reports a more complex picture and explains how public characteristics can also work in ways that enable organisational change.
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|Item Type:||QUT Thesis (PhD)|
|Supervisor:||Parker, Rachel & Becker, Karen|
|Keywords:||organisational change, organisational culture, publicness , organisational goals, bureaucracy, public sector change, stakeholder engagement, managing conflict, organisational structure, organisational environment|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Management
|Institution:||Queensland University of Technology|
|Deposited On:||18 Jul 2014 00:48|
|Last Modified:||04 Sep 2015 02:34|
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