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Title: The theory and practice of change champions in local government in Northern Ireland
Author: Kerr, Adrian Eugene
Awarding Body: University of Brighton
Current Institution: University of Brighton
Date of Award: 2011
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Abstract:
There is little empirical research on how change champions operate in practice; even less on how they operate in elected authorities, and no research to date on their role in the management of change in local government in Northern Ireland. The initial aim of this research was therefore to examine; the roles, skills, resistance encountered, and the development needs of the change champions, in order to develop an improvement agenda and best practice recommendations. During the research process additional issues emerged about the culture of local government, its readiness for change and the particular problems faced by change champions operating in a political environment.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (D.B.A.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
EThOS ID: uk.bl.ethos.543100  DOI: Not available
Keywords: N000 Business and Management
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