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Analysis of outsourcing in the Victorian public health sector

Young, Suzanne. 2004, Analysis of outsourcing in the Victorian public health sector, Ph.D. thesis, Bowater School of Management and Marketing, Deakin University.

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Title Analysis of outsourcing in the Victorian public health sector
Author Young, Suzanne.
Institution Deakin University
School Bowater School of Management and Marketing
Faculty Faculty of Business and Law
Degree name Ph.D.
Date submitted 2004
Keyword(s) Contracting out - Victoria
Public health - Victoria
Summary The research has uncovered a major reason for outsourcing in this sector as a desire to improve middle management, specifically their skill levels and familiarity with new operating procedures. Outsourcing negative outcomes were the result of decision-makers not considering the length of relationships between parties and the lack of information available to monitor quality and other contractual terms. Outsourcing has been performed for various reasons, but rarely have decision-makers considered the full range of factors that may potentially affect the optimal nature of the decision, or the organisational characteristics of their workplaces.
Language eng
Description of original xi, 315 leaves ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification 362.110684
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30026834

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