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Change (Transformation) in Public Sector Organizations by Ronald R. Sims
  

Change (Transformation) in Public Sector Organizations

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Change (Transformation) in Public Sector Organizations by Ronald R. Sims

Change (Transformation) in Government Organizations discusses recent efforts to bring about change in government organizations. The book brings together contributions by a number of managers, practitioners, academics and consultants in the study of international, federal, state, and local government efforts to respond to increased calls for change (transformation) in public sector organizations. Each contributor describes their work in this area using as a backdrop the fact that public sector organizations continue to be under new and substantial pressures to change and transform themselves. Hence a collection of current contributions such as those in this book are intended to add to the ongoing debates and rewriting of the success and failures of change in public sector organizations. The ultimate purpose of this book is to further our knowledge about the related issues and current efforts to bring about change or transformation in public sector organizations. The contributors, all experts with extensive experience as change agents in both public and private sector organizations not only support their analyses and discussions of specific cases and change (transformation) management issues but also provide practical tools, ideas and lessons learned, intended to be generalizable to other public sector agencies and helpful to those responsible for developing, implementing and evaluating similar efforts in the years to come. The audience for the book will be government managers, scholars and others interested in undertaking or learning about such efforts.

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Publication date

23rd September 2010

Author

Ronald R. Sims

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Publisher

Information Age Publishing

Format

Paperback
250 pages

Categories

Public administration
Organizational theory & behaviour
Civil service & public sector

ISBN

9781617351228

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