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Strategic Management Initiative: The Impact in the Department of Environment, Heritage and Local Government.

Vaughan, Breda (2007) Strategic Management Initiative: The Impact in the Department of Environment, Heritage and Local Government. Masters thesis, Dublin, National College of Ireland.

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Abstract

This dissertation discusses. the Strategic Management Initiative that was adopted by the Irish Government in 1994. It was adopted following on from the reforms that
were taken place in countries such as Australia, New Zealand, U.K. and U.S. who adopted the New Public Management model and other countries like Canada, France,
Germany, Netherlands and Sweden who adopted similar reforms. With demands from citizens and customers for the Irish civil service to become more accountable, open
and transparent and more co-ordinated and integrated across departments the SMI was launched. Whilst not the NPM model it was Ireland's version along with partnership. It was a generic mode1 that was applied initially to the Irish civil and eventually the wider public sector. The dissertation discusses the impact of it in the Department of Environment, Heritage and Local Government and how the department managed the change process incorporating Strategic Management, Strategic Human Resource
Management and the Performance Management Development System.
Key words: Strategic Management Initiative, New Public Management, Strategic Management, Strategic Human Resource Management, Performance Management Development System.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management > Human Resource Management > Performance Management
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > Personnel Management
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management > Human Resource Management
Divisions: School of Business > Master of Arts in Human Resource Management
Depositing User: Aisling Gorby
Date Deposited: 16 Apr 2010 12:26
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2015 09:56
URI: http://trap.ncirl.ie/id/eprint/91

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