Sub-theme 06: (SWG) Reconceptualizing Contemporary Public Services Organizations

Christine Teelken, VU University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Ewan Ferlie, Kings' College London, UK
Jean-Louis Denis, École nationale d'administration publique (ENAP), Montréal, Canada
Session I: Thursday, July 03, 11:00 to 12:30, L1-110
Researching the Public Sector
Chair: Jean-Louis Denis
Susanne Kuipers, Arjen Boin, Celesta Kofman, Jeroen Kuilman and Arjen Van Witteloostuijn
How do responses to environmental turbulence affect the survival of public organizations? An empirical analysis of US federal independent agencies
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Rachel Ashworth
Deborah Blackman, Janine O'Flynn, Fiona Buick, Michael O'Donnell and Damian West
The seven deadly sins of performance management
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Josef Pallas
Elvira Periac, Sébastien Gand and Jean-Claude Sardas
Government revival and public officers' discretion
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Myung Eun Jeong
Christine Teelken and Matthijs Van Maris
A systems change perspective on how to organize social employment in the Netherlands: Three prospective scenario’s
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Carl Stephan Roth-Kirkegaard
Session II: Thursday, July 03, 14:00 to 15:30, L1-110
Work Conditions and Professionalism in the Health Care Sector
Chair: Ewan Ferlie
Sara Melo and Matthias Beck
Falls prevention at a Portuguese teaching hospital: A case study of a non-hierarchical, employee-centred approach to patient safety
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Annemiek Stoopendaal
Danila Scarozza, Alessandro Hinna and Maurizio Decastri
Reconceptualizing antecedents of work motivation in public service. Evidences from Italian healthcare organizations
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Ozgun Imre
Andrea Leite Rodrigues and Estelle Monique Morin
Work stress, work meaningfulness and organizational commitment for health professionals: A comparison study between two Brazilian organizations
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Heidi Houlberg Salomonsen (or co-author)
Session III: Thursday, July 03, 16:00 to 17:30, L1-110
The Public Sector: Explored from a Central Level
Chair: Christine Teelken
Josef Pallas and Magnus Fredriksson
Organizational responses to mediatization – A case of a Swedish governmental agency
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Andrea Rodrigues
Carl Stefan Roth-Kirkegaard and Rasmus Koss Hartmann
Failed doctrine, frail critique: Positions and tactics in the critique of NPM
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Stefan Leixnering
Erika Lokatt, Monica Lindgren and Johann Packendorff
Physicians, nurses and leadership work: A study of managerialism and leaderism in the reconstruction of professionalism in Swedish health care
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Fabrizia Sarto
Jean-Louis Denis, Ewan Ferlie and Johanne Préval
States, governments and the transformation of regulatory roles and practices: The case of risk management in health care systems – A research agenda paper
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Penelope Tuck
Session IV: Friday, July 04, 09:00 to 10:30, L1-110
Organization the Health Care Sector
Chair: Ewan Ferlie
Annemiek Stoopendaal
Reconceptualizing regulation: Experimenting with system based regulation in Dutch healthcare
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Francois Pichault
Fabrizia Sarto, Gianluca Veronesi, Ian Kirkpatrick and Corrado Cuccurullo
The impact of regional politics on NPM reform: Antecedents and degree of reform implementation in the Italian health service
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Nolywe Delannon
Americo Cicchetti, Marco Marchetti, Valentina Iacopino, Alessandra Fiore, Silvia Coretti and Domenico Addesso
Adopting health technologies in hospitals: a multiple case study analysis on decision-making across Europe
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Jean-Louis Denis
Session V: Friday, July 04, 14:00 to 15:30, L1-110
Local Government: Working Conditions and Core Values
Chair: Heidi Houlberg Salomonsen
Simon Cooper, Graeme Currie and Kevin Morrell
Influencing top tier internal and external executives: The case of the middle manager in shaping public sector decision making
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): JeeHyun Nam
Myung Eun Jeong, Mi Hyeon Kim and Yong Suk Jang
From functional government to humane government: The core value statement of Korean local government, 1998–2012
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Sanneke Kuipers
Penelope Tuck and Joanne Duberley
Identity transition: The changing careers in public sector organisations
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Christine Teelken
Session VI: Saturday, July 05, 09:00 to 10:30, L1-110
Public Organizations: Reconceptualization in Various Sectors
Chair: Nicolette van Gestel
Finn Frandsen and Winni Johansen
Reputation and crisis management in Danish municipalities: Strategic integration or internal decoupling?
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Mattias Beck or Sara Melo
François Pichault
Towards polyphony: Managerial reactions to micropolitics around IT-based projects in public organizations
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Jean-Louis Denis
Renate E. Meyer
The serendipity of fragmentation: Bringing organization back into public governance
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Danila Scarozza
Nolywe Delannon
Reconceptualizing the social responsibility of public services organizations: The process of hybridization
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Simon Cooper
Session VII: Saturday, July 05, 11:00 to 12:30, L1-110
Public vs. Private: Developments in Higher Education and the Government Sector
Chair: Christine Teelken
Ozgun Imre
Repertoires of publishing: A talk with PhD students
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Elvira Periac
Jee-Hyun Nam
Two faces of empowered local government: Effects of decentralization on the environmental management
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Valentina Iacopino
Rachel Ashworth
Re-conceptualizing police accountability: The introduction of Police and Crime Commissioners in the UK
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Deborah Blackman (or co-author)