Managing the dynamics of second-order change : an Australian case study
Thompson, Robert M. & Ryan, Neal F. (2007) Managing the dynamics of second-order change : an Australian case study. In 11th International Research Symposium of Public Management (IRSPM X1), 2 – 4 April, Potsdam, Germany.
This paper investigates the management of second-order change dynamics; that is, the dynamics of paradigm or schema change. Three schema change dynamics are discussed; juxtaposition-relocation, disengagement-learning, and vision-attraction. The management of these schema change dynamics is considered in the context of efforts to transform an Australian public professional bureaucracy. We argue that if reform efforts are to be successful much more attention has to be given to managing these dynamics, which, in turn, requires significant investment in developing the change management capabilities of public managers and of the organisations they manage.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||Organisational Change, Public Sector Management, Australia|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Human Resources Management (150305)|
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > POLICY AND ADMINISTRATION (160500) > Public Administration (160509)
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > Australian Centre for Business Research|
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Management
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2007 (please consult author)|
|Copyright Statement:||The contents of this conference can be freely accessed online via the conference’s web page (see link).|
|Deposited On:||03 Sep 2007|
|Last Modified:||05 Jan 2011 23:32|
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