Executive succession in English local government

George A. Boyne, Oliver James, Peter John, Nicolai Petrovsky

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    The authors report the results of the first quantitative study of senior management turnover in English local authorities. Consistent with existing management theory, rates of executive succession were found to be higher in an adverse external environment, and where organizational performance is weak.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)267-274
    Number of pages8
    JournalPublic Money and Management
    Issue number5
    Publication statusPublished - Oct 2008


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