Executive Succession in English Local Government

Posted: 12 Sep 2008

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George Boyne

Cardiff University - Cardiff Business School

Peter John

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Nicolai Petrovsky

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Abstract

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.

Suggested Citation

Boyne, George and John, Peter and Petrovsky, Nicolai, Executive Succession in English Local Government. Public Money & Management, Vol. 28, Issue 5, pp. 267-274, October 2008. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1266373 or http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9302.2008.00655.x

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Peter John

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Nicolai Petrovsky

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