Does the talk affect your decision to walk: a comparative pilot study examining the effect of communication practices on employee commitment post managerialism
Brunetto, Y & Farr-Wharton, R 2004, 'Does the talk affect your decision to walk: a comparative pilot study examining the effect of communication practices on employee commitment post-managerialism', Management Decision, vol. 42, no. 3/4, pp.579 - 600.
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There is an assumption that the implementation of managerialism within public sector organisations has improved the efficiency and effectiveness of their management of processes and the outcome achieved. The aim of this pilot study was to compare the impact of changes post managerialism to organisational processes on outcomes for different types of employees. The findings suggest that the implementation of managerialism within the Australian public sector organisation has been significantly different depending on the type of employee examined. The implications for management in general are that most of the outcomes were counterintuitive and further research is required to examine the impact of the implementation of managerialism within different types of public sector organisations.