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managerialism

(ˌmænɪˈdʒɪərɪəˌlɪzəm)
n
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) the application of managerial techniques of businesses to the running of other organizations, such as the civil service or local authorities
ˌmanaˈgerialist n
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The 'managerialism' that such terminology reflects serves only to create a mysticism where none is needed.
She discusses prison radio growth within the context of political and economic change and argues that the development of an independent, prisoner-led service represents resistance against the corporatization and managerialism that have redefined the organization and function of broadcasting, punishment, and social welfare.
Hence, there is a 'link between neoliberalism and Managerialism' (p.
Mapping Managerialism: Marking, Procedural Hassle, and 1672 Performance III.
Researchers who interviewed 39 teachers from across the country found evidence that "managerialism" in schools was causing stress and mental problems.
Pappin, first, traces managerialism itself to Machiavelli's insistence that a prince must "manage" oppositional popular and elite "humors." He then shows how Machiavelli's insights were incorporated into 20th-century business doctrine.
Asserting that Wales' education system should be "as modern as anyone's in the world", the AM for Carmarthen East & Dinefwr said Wales was a country "crying out for new ideas", and described the Labour Welsh Government's brand of "weak managerialism" as "broadly mediocre at everything", but which "fails even to achieve that".
One explanation is given by Locke and Spender (2011) who attribute the lack of business ethics to a phenomenon they called managerialism associated with a specific group of managers that stand apart from society and see business as opportunities to plunder, whatever the consequences.
Four explanations are considered here: the first relates to the clash between managerialism and professionalism; the second is an epistemological explanation about knowledge and authority; the third relates to a functional distinction about what health systems do; and the fourth locates the tension in an essential moral tension between sameness and difference.
PLAID Cymru has pulled out of the compact it agreed with Welsh Labour after last year's National Assembly election, complaining the larger party's "managerialism and centralist thinking" is crippling the Welsh economy.
The corporate destruction of planet earth IS not 'despite' the corporate PR talk of sustainability 'but because of' it, reflecting the practices of what Managerialism calls 'corporate social responsibility' (Klikauer 2013).
Populism is Rahman's favored choice between the two poles of libertarianism and managerialism. He argues that the populism of the Gilded Age--best articulated by Louis Brandeis, the Supreme Court justice, and John Dewey, the political reformer and philosopher--embodies anti-domination, an idea within political theory that has gained some popularity over the last several decades.