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Leading change: A guide to whole systems working

Margaret Attwood

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344496
eISBN:
9781447302674
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344496.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

There is continuing government pressure on public services to ‘reform’ and change. Expectations of new forms and standards of delivery, joined-up practice, and the re-connection of services to users ... More


What the doctor ordered: the Audit Commission's case study of general practice fundholders

David Wainwright and Michael Calnan

in Shaping Health Policy: Case Study Methods and Analysis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847427588
eISBN:
9781447305576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427588.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

General Practitioner (GP) fundholding originated in the belief that a quasi-market mechanism would lead to the more efficient and effective use of health care resources. The model was implemented and ... More


Auditing and accountability

Anders Hanberger, Lena Lindgren, and Lennart Nygren

in Social and Caring Professions in European Welfare States: Policies, Services and Professional Practices

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447327196
eISBN:
9781447327202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327196.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

The chapter presents a conceptual framework for studying the interplay of audit and democratic governance in today’s audit societies. The presented framework is then used to analyse how two major ... More


Breaking Up the Team

Dan Zuberi

in Cleaning Up: How Hospital Outsourcing Is Hurting Workers and Endangering Patients

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450723
eISBN:
9780801469824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450723.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter argues that outsourcing has fundamentally compromised the teamwork required for effective infection control. Outsourced workers report to managers from their company, not doctors, ... More


Outreach drug work and Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnerships: square pegs in round holes?

Adrian Barton

in Community safety: Critical perspectives on policy and practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347305
eISBN:
9781447301950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347305.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the impact of New Labour's restructuring of drug services, paying special attention to the effects of the three factors cited in voluntary sector, outreach-type agencies. It ... More


Introduction: global kosher and halal markets

John Lever and Johan Fischer

in Religion, regulation, consumption: Globalising kosher and halal markets

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526103642
eISBN:
9781526135964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526103642.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter explains what modern kosher and halal production, trade and consumption are. More specifically the chapter introduces religious consumers as well as the relationship between globalised ... More


Manufacturing and selling meat

John Lever and Johan Fischer

in Religion, regulation, consumption: Globalising kosher and halal markets

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526103642
eISBN:
9781526135964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526103642.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter explores the manufacture and production of kosher and halal meat (both red meat and poultry) in London and Manchester in the UK and also Denmark with specific reference to ... More


Managing Money Well

Kim Bobo and Marién Casillas Pabellón

in The Worker Center Handbook: A Practical Guide for Starting and Building the New Labor Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501704475
eISBN:
9781501705892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704475.003.0020
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter offers guidance for worker center volunteers and staff who have little experience in handling organizational funds and want to make sure they have adequate systems in place to protect ... More


The difficulties of trust-work within a paradigm of risk

Patrick Brown and Michael Calnan

in Trusting on the edge: Managing uncertainty and vulnerability in the midst of serious mental health problems

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428899
eISBN:
9781447307556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428899.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Chapter Five moves towards considering the organisational and policy dimensions of our study and especially explores the possibilities and difficulties for trusting relationships to develop within a ... More


Policy Monitoring and Evaluation Systems: Recent Advances in Brazil's Federal Public Administration

Rômulo Paes-Sousa and Aline Gazola Hellmann

in Policy analysis in Brazil

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447306849
eISBN:
9781447310976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306849.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The chapter focuses on the federal executive, discussing the institutional mechanisms developed by the federal government to promote systematic, ongoing policy evaluation. They emphasise the ... More


Management: the efficiency agenda, audit and targets

Ben Clifford and Mark Tewdwr-Jones

in The collaborating planner?: Practitioners in the neoliberal age

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447305118
eISBN:
9781447307891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305118.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter explores how local authority planners responded to the Labour Government’s performance management agenda for planning, particularly the targets for speed of the development control ... More


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