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‘Reforming’ UK health care organizations—from New Public Management to network governance?

Ewan Ferlie, Louise FitzGerald, Gerry McGivern, Sue Dopson, and Chris Bennett

in Making Wicked Problems Governable?: The Case of Managed Networks in Health Care

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199603015
eISBN:
9780191752995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603015.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This chapter reviews the broad literature on public services and health policy reforming over the last thirty years and the particular contribution of New Labour in the UK NHS. It starts by reprising ... More


Analyzing Context in Health Care Organizations: Some Reflections on Past Work and Contemporary Research Challenges

Ewan Ferlie

in Context in Action and How to Study It: Illustrations from Health Care

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198805304
eISBN:
9780191843419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805304.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter reprises and reflects on Pettigrew, Ferlie, and McKee’s Shaping Strategic Change (1992), which analyzed processes of strategic change in the health care sector in England, based on a set ... More


Making Wicked Problems Governable?: The Case of Managed Networks in Health Care

Ewan Ferlie, Louise Fitzgerald, Gerry McGivern, Sue Dopson, and Chris Bennett

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199603015
eISBN:
9780191752995
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603015.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This book characterizes the nature of key reforms—namely managed networks—introduced in the UK National Health Service during the New Labour period (1997–2010). It combines rich empirical case ... More


A governmentality-based perspective on UK health care organizations

Ewan Ferlie, Louise FitzGerald, Gerry McGivern, Sue Dopson, and Chris Bennett

in Making Wicked Problems Governable?: The Case of Managed Networks in Health Care

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199603015
eISBN:
9780191752995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603015.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This chapter explores some theoretical implications of these important developments in the health policy domain which seem to fit neither professional dominance nor NPM models and which require ... More


Building a Culture of Safety From the Front Line in the United States

Rebecca Kolins Givan

in The Challenge to Change: Reforming Health Care on the Front Line in the United States and the United Kingdom

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780801450051
eISBN:
9781501706028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450051.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter expounds on Chapter 5, which exemplifies the bottom-up change in the United Kingdom. It particularly discusses the bottom-up change initiated in hospitals in the United States. One of ... More


Making a Place for Ourselves: The Black Hospital Movement, 1920–1945

Vanessa Northington Gamble

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195078893
eISBN:
9780199853762
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195078893.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book examines an important event that displays an intersection of African-American history and American medical history—the black hospital movement. Black physicians associated with the two ... More


New Labour and UK health care: Managed networks, wicked problems, and post-NPM organizing

Ewan Ferlie, Louise FitzGerald, Gerry McGivern, Sue Dopson, and Chris Bennett

in Making Wicked Problems Governable?: The Case of Managed Networks in Health Care

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199603015
eISBN:
9780191752995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603015.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This chapter revisits the debate about New Labour’s overall strategy for reform in the public and health services introduced in Chapter 2 in the light of the empirical case study data. It argues that ... More


Introduction and overview

Ewan Ferlie, Louise FitzGerald, Gerry McGivern, Sue Dopson, and Chris Bennett

in Making Wicked Problems Governable?: The Case of Managed Networks in Health Care

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199603015
eISBN:
9780191752995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603015.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This introductory chapter sets out the rationale of the book and outlines its major themes. It seeks to generate an overall interpretation of health policy reforming under New Labour based on ... More


Concluding discussion—overall contribution and forward look

Ewan Ferlie, Louise FitzGerald, Gerry McGivern, Sue Dopson, and Chris Bennett

in Making Wicked Problems Governable?: The Case of Managed Networks in Health Care

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199603015
eISBN:
9780191752995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603015.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This final chapter recapitulates the major findings of the book as well as suggesting a future research agenda. It seeks to bring networks back in to the literature on health policy reforming under ... More


More than a matter of choice? Consumerism and the modernisation of health care

Janet Newman and Elizabeth Vidler

in Social Policy Review 18: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2006

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348449
eISBN:
9781447303459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348449.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter explores some of the ways in which the ‘consumer’ is situated in New Labour's narrative of modernisation. It examines how health care organisations are responding to the consumerist ... More


Governmentality and health care networks

Ewan Ferlie, Louise FitzGerald, Gerry McGivern, Sue Dopson, and Chris Bennett

in Making Wicked Problems Governable?: The Case of Managed Networks in Health Care

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199603015
eISBN:
9780191752995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603015.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

The final grouping of chapters moves up a further level of analysis to consider the two meta level organizing threads introduced at the start of the book. The governmentality perspective is revisited ... More


The Politics of Management Knowledge in Times of Austerity

Ewan Ferlie, Sue Dopson, Chris Bennett, Michael Fischer, Jean Ledger, and Gerry McGivern

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198777212
eISBN:
9780191823008
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777212.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

While the implementation of evidence-based medicine guidelines is well studied, there has been little investigation into the extent to which a parallel evidence-based management movement has been ... More


Introduction: Exploring the politics of management knowledge in times of austerity

Ewan Ferlie, Sue Dopson, Chris Bennett, Michael D. Fischer, Jean Ledger, and Gerry McGivern

in The Politics of Management Knowledge in Times of Austerity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198777212
eISBN:
9780191823008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777212.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

The introduction outlines the overall purpose, rationale, and contribution of the book. Its first theme is an exploration of the production, absorption, and adaption of various management knowledges ... More


Concluding discussion: Management knowledge, politics, policy, and public services organization in times of austerity

Ewan Ferlie, Sue Dopson, Chris Bennett, Michael D. Fischer, Jean Ledger, and Gerry McGivern

in The Politics of Management Knowledge in Times of Austerity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198777212
eISBN:
9780191823008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777212.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

The concluding chapter further develops the overall themes explored throughout the book. We critique the evidence-based management movement empirically by suggesting its absence in a sector which ... More


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