Public management and the expansion of an entrepreneurial ethos?

Llewellyn, Nick and Lewis, Patricia and Woods, Adrian (2007) Public management and the expansion of an entrepreneurial ethos? Public Management Review, 9 (2). pp. 253-267. ISSN 1471-9037. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

This article examines public managers' orientations to entrepreneurial traits, values and characteristics. The data for the study come from an exploratory survey of 181 public managers. The article suggests 'the entrepre' is esteem but is a category manager neur' cannot claim to occupy. While most align with entrepreneurial traits and values, the survey highlights significant variations across divisions of gender, seniority and sector. The expansion of an entrepreneurial ethos is uneven and previous assumptions - that public managers are willing entrepreneurial subjects - may have to be partially revised.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: entrepreneurship; identity; UK public managers
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > Kent Business School
Depositing User: Suzanne Duffy
Date Deposited: 14 May 2008 07:16
Last Modified: 29 May 2014 09:10
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/3164 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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