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Title Leading change : a guide to whole systems working / Margaret Attwood [and others]
Published Bristol, UK : Policy Press, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 207 pages) : illustrations
Contents LEADING CHANGE; Contents; Foreword; Foreword; Prologue; 1. Why do we need whole systems change?; 2. How do we put these fine words into action? An overview of whole systems development; 3. The emerging practice of whole systems development; 4. Leadership: keeping the big picture in view; 5. Public learning; 6. Valuing difference and diversity: getting the whole system into the room; 7. Meeting differently: large and small group working; 8. Follow-through and sticking with it; 9. From organisations to networks; 10. Confirming cases: local problems and local solutions within whole systems
Summary Many policy makers have become reliant on mechanistic top-down audit and inspection regimes as the means of implementing public service reforms. This innovative book sets out to redress the balance. I It outlines the theory behind whole systems development and gives good practice guidance on how to effectively develop 'systems' to improve joined-up working
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-199) and index
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Subject Human services -- Great Britain.
Organizational change -- Great Britain.
Form Electronic book
Author Attwood, Margaret.
LC no. 2003467052
ISBN 1847425631 (electronic bk.)
9781847425638 (electronic bk.)