CLAHRC researcher Dr Jean Ledger is being honoured for an outstanding research paper on how health care organisations use management knowledge.
Dr Ledger is one of the authors of ‘The Silent Politics of Temporal Work: A Case Study of a Management Consultancy Project to Redesign Public Health Care’ which has won the 2017 Urwick Prize, awarded annually by the Worshipful Company of Management Consultants (WCoMC) for an outstanding recent piece of research relevant to management consultancy, published in the UK. The work addresses the tension generated between consultants and clients through their different perceptions of time.
Lead authors Professors Gerry McGivern, Sue Dopson and Ewan Ferlie attended an Education Supper hosted by WCoMC and were presented with the Cup in April by the Master David Johnson BA FCMA FIMC.
Professor McGivern will be delivering the Urwick Lecture on September 13 and the team will be publishing a book – with a launch scheduled for October.
The Prize is awarded annually to honour the life and work of Colonel Lyndall Urwick, who was a distinguished writer and thinker on the topic of management in the mid-20th century and the founder of Urwick Orr Management Consultants.
Details of the full paper are below
The Silent Politics of Temporal Work: A Case Study of a Management Consultancy Project to Redesign Public Health Care
Gerry McGivern, Sue Dopson, Ewan Ferlie, Michael Fischer, Louise Fitzgerald, Jean Ledger, and Chris Bennett
First Published July 14, 2017