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An Empirical Evaluation of Innovation Types and Organizational and Environmental Characteristics: Towards a Configuration Framework
The purpose of this article is to identify the antecedents of service, organizational process (organization and marketization), and ancillary innovation types. The drivers of the study are twofold:Expand
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INNOVATION TYPE AND DIFFUSION: AN EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT
This paper presents the first empirical test of innovation type and diffusion in local government. Five types of innovations – one product, three process and one ancillary – were tested in aExpand
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Strategy Content and Public Service Organizations
Existing classifications of organizational strategy have limited relevance to public agencies. They confuse strategy processes and strategy content, consist of simplistic taxonomies, and do not takeExpand
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Strategy Content and Organizational Performance: An Empirical Analysis
This study presents the first empirical test of the proposition that strategy content is a key determinant of organizational performance in the public sector. Strategy content comprises twoExpand
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PUBLIC MANAGEMENT REFORM IN THE UK AND ITS CONSEQUENCES FOR PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION: A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS
It is often assumed in the literature on public management reforms that radical changes in values, work and organization have occurred or are under way. In this paper our aim is to raise questionsExpand
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Strategy Formulation, Strategy Content and Performance
Abstract This article tests the independent effects of strategy formulation and strategy content on organizational performance. The formulation variables include rational planning, logicalExpand
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Strategic Management and the Performance of Public Organizations: Testing Venerable Ideas against Recent Theories
Miles and Snow, among others, argue that strategy content is an important influence on organizational performance. Their typology, applied recently to public organizations in the United Kingdom,Expand
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External Constraints on Local Service Standards: The Case of Comprehensive Performance Assessment in English Local Government
Central government in the UK has introduced performance management regimes that apply rewards and sanctions to local service providers. These regimes assume that organizational performance isExpand
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Centralization, Organizational Strategy, and Public Service Performance
We test the separate and joint effects of centralization and organizational strategy on the performance of 53 UK public service organizations. Centralization is measured as both the hierarchy ofExpand
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Wakeup Call: Strategic Management, Network Alarms, and Performance
New empirical evidence suggests that service performance is shaped by the strategies adopted by public organizations and the networking behavior of public managers. Strategy captures two centralExpand
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