Conclusion: understanding emergency services in austerity conditions

Wankhade, P., McCann, L. and Murphy, P. ORCID: 0000-0001-8459-4448, 2019. Conclusion: understanding emergency services in austerity conditions. In: P. Wankhade, L. McCann and P. Murphy ORCID: 0000-0001-8459-4448, eds., Critical perspectives on the management and organization of emergency services. Routledge critical studies in public management . Abingdon: Routledge. ISBN 9781138097650

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Abstract

This chapter summarizes the core themes explored in this volume on Critical Perspectives on the Management and Organization of Emergency Services, as part of the Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management Series. The coverage depicts substantial differences in terms of organizational and management practices across the blue-light services, but also suggests significant changes affecting the nature of work, organization, managerial scrutiny and professional identity in these services. One of the highlights of this volume is to incorporate the knowledge of both; the professional experts and academics in improving our understanding and knowledge of these important but under-researched public services. A call for further research in a thinly researched field is also made for management scholars and researchers.

Item Type: Chapter in book
Description: Chapter 20
Creators: Wankhade, P., McCann, L. and Murphy, P.
Publisher: Routledge
Place of Publication: Abingdon
Date: 2019
Divisions: Schools > Nottingham Business School
Depositing User: Jonathan Gallacher
Date Added: 23 May 2019 08:21
Last Modified: 23 May 2019 08:21
URI: http://irep.ntu.ac.uk/id/eprint/36642

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