- Full text PDF available (1)
- This year (0)
- Last 5 years (1)
- Last 10 years (1)
Present NHS management structure involves relationships which are based more on political processes than authority. In the first of a two-part article Steve Harrison and Jack Hallas look at management as a political process and argue that politics are about redistribution of resources and cannot be taken out of health care management.
It is likely that the role of all line managers will come to include an element of industrial relations, write Steve Harrison and Stuart Dimmock. The emphasis on conflict resolution rather than how it is generated means that the line manager's role will become overwhelmingly important.
'Labour relations' or 'industrial relations' refers to employer-employee relations which are both economic as in matters of pay and conditions, and managerial, i.e. the political relationships between management and employees, collectivized through trade unions and professional associations. This paper traces the development of managerial relationships as… (More)