publication . Article . 2010

Does public service performance affect top management turnover

Oliver James; George Alexander Boyne; Peter John; Nicolai Petrovsky;
Open Access
  • Published: 02 Jul 2010
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Political and organizational theories suggest that the turnover of chief executives and other members of senior management teams are likely to be influenced by public service performance. We use a panel data set of 148 English local governments over 4 years to test this proposition. The empirical results show that performance has a negative effect on turnover, but that this effect is weaker for chief executives than for members of their senior management teams. In addition, top team turnover is higher in the years following a chief executive succession. The evidence suggests that chief executives can influence top team turnover by attributing responsibility for ...
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free text keywords: Marketing, Sociology and Political Science, Public Administration, /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/1400/1406, /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/3300/3312, /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/3300/3321, Public service, Politics, Public relations, business.industry, business, Top management, Organizational theory, Organizational performance, Economics, Panel data, Senior management
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