Competition or cooperation?
A longitudinal case study of NPM reforms’ influence on strategic management in upper secondary schools
Study Paper No. 75
Written by: Jesper Rosenberg Hansen and Christian Bøtcher Jacobsen
New Public Management reforms are often seen as a means of increasing public sector productivity, because they promote strategic and competitive behaviour in public institutions. This paper analyses how an NPM reform in Denmark in 2007, which introduced self-government in high schools, affected the extent and character of strategic leadership in these institutions.
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