‘Modernizing’ government – the case of the cooperatives of the Civil Service

@article{Barratt2014ModernizingG,
  title={‘Modernizing’ government – the case of the cooperatives of the Civil Service},
  author={E. Barratt},
  journal={Management & Organizational History},
  year={2014},
  volume={9},
  pages={150 - 165}
}
  • E. Barratt
  • Published 2014
  • Sociology
  • Management & Organizational History
This article considers the recent history of efforts to ‘modernize’ the British Civil Service, focusing on the development of interest in the cooperative organizational form among Conservatives in the first decade of the new millennium. We explore shifts and changes in Conservative understanding of the concept of modernization and certain consequences of their modernizing ambitions – the emergence of the notion of the public service cooperative – reflecting historically and critically on these… Expand
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