Management Discourse and Action: The Implications of Contradictions for Successful Organisational Change

By Robyn Lines and Geoff Arger.

Published by The Organization Collection

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An exploration of the effects on organisational change projects of the dissonance between the management discourse of enterprising, self reliant teams and the centralised decision making characteristic of corporatised universities.

Keywords: Organisational Change, Management discourses, Corporate Strategic Management, Enterprise

International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management, Volume 5, Issue 4, pp.31-40. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 892.901KB).

Dr Robyn Lines

Prior to taking up her role in educational development, Robyn Lines taught and researched in the areas of architecture and design and education for the design professions. Her current position and research interests concern academic professional development for teaching and learning and organisational practices to support teaching development and improvement.

Geoff Arger

Geoff Arger has been responsible for the distance education programs in major Australian distance education universities. He has undertaken consultancies on on-line and distance education in Asian and Pacific countries including Vietnam, Thailand; Papua New Guinea, and Japan as well as in Australia. Geoff has recently contributed to a Department of Education, Training and Youth Affairs evaluation of models of flexible provision of higher education in Australia and to evaluation of the educational impact of the employment of wireless technologies on campus.

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