The scourge of managerialism and the Royal Australasian College of Physicians

Komesaroff, P.A., Kerridge, I.H., Isaacs, D., Brooks, P.M.
Submitted: June, 2015

Explores management of physicians in Australia and the transition of the Royal Australian College of Physicians from a cooperative association to a commercial enterprise run by professional managers epitomizes how deeply the new organizational forms have cut into Australian society. The widespread adoption of managerialist principles and practices has led not to greater efficiency and effectiveness but to a loss of cultural depth and communal values.

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