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Consultants, think tanks and public policy

Ariadne Vromen and Patrick Hurley

in Policy Analysis In Australia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447310273
eISBN:
9781447310297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310273.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter examines the rise of niche policy analysis organisations in Australia in response to the demand for specialised advice that is both external to government and independent of formal ... More


Changing contexts, enduring roles? Working parents in Portuguese public and private sector organisations

Maria das Dores Guerreiro, Pedro Abrantes, and Inês Pereira

in Work, families and organisations in transition: European perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422200
eISBN:
9781447304326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422200.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter contrasts and compare organisational change as it affects working parents in social services and finance consultancy. It shows how a consultancy company abided by general labour laws and ... More


Corporate consultancy practices in education services in England

Helen M. Gunter

in Corporate Elites and the Reform of Public Education

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447326809
eISBN:
9781447326816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326809.003.0011
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter reports on primary research into the experience of education professionals who are located at the interface of the privatisation of public education in England. Specifically data are ... More


Meeting differently: large and small group working

Margaret Attwood, Mike Pedler, Sue Pritchard, and David Wilkinson

in Leading change: A guide to whole systems working

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344496
eISBN:
9781447302674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344496.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Although in most cases this is an impossible aspiration, the key issue in designing whole systems development processes is to develop ways in which the actors can see, understand, and think through ... More


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