Workplace partnership and public service provision: the case of the 'Best Value' performance regime in British local government
Roper, Ian and Higgins, Paul and James, Philip (2005) Workplace partnership and public service provision: the case of the 'Best Value' performance regime in British local government. Work, Employment and Society, 19 (3). pp. 639-649. ISSN 0950-0170
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This article considers the extent to which partnership espoused in Best Value is likely to be compatible with the model of social partnership espoused for employment relations. More specifically, the article seeks to cast light, empirically, on the degree to which Best Value can support the series of mutually supportive arrangements between these external stakeholders while maintaining positive-sum relationships with their unions and staff. The article proceeds as follows. Initially, the study’s methodology is detailed. Following this, the findings obtained from a survey are detailed and discussed. Lastly, a concluding section draws out their key analytical implications.
|Research Areas:||A. > Business School > Leadership, Work and Organisations|
A. > Business School > Leadership, Work and Organisations > Diversity and Gender group
A. > Business School > Leadership, Work and Organisations > Employment Relations group
|Citations on ISI Web of Science:||6|
|Deposited On:||28 Nov 2008 15:34|
|Last Modified:||27 Mar 2015 12:24|
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