International public management network symposium on administrative philosophies and management practice
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Do administrative philosophies, however defined, lead or trail change in public sector organizations? How may we define administrative philosophy and is useful to distinguish between philosophy, doctrine and justification? To what extent does academic research and theory influence administrative practice? Do academics learn most of what they theorize about from practitioners? These and other questions are addressed in this first IPMN electronic symposium.
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Hannes, Kevin L. (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 1992-06);In August of 1990, the CNO released a memorandum to all flag officers to bring Total Quality Leadership (TQL) to the fleet. This thesis is a case study of how an operational command goes about adopting the philosophies ...
TQL implementation process in the U.S. Navy: a case study onboard the USS Carl Vinson, and its applicability to Chilean Navy warships Carvajal, Roberto P. (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 1996-06);Two of the main aspects that preclude a Navy from engaging in a quality management philosophy, like Total Quality Leadership (TQL), are the uncertainty related to the applicability of that philosophy in a warship environment ...
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