Publication
Title
Decentralization in public sector organizations : do organizational autonomy and result control lead to decentralization toward lower hierarchical levels?
Author
Abstract
Decentralization of managerial authority in public organizations, from top management to lower hierarchical levels, is believed to lead to more committed and empowered middle and lower managers and consequently to improved organizational performance. This article provides an empirical understanding of the effect of organizational autonomy and result control on internal decentralization of managerial decision-making in public sector organizations. Results show that organizational autonomy and result control affect the degree of internal decentralization, and so, too, do organizational size and age.
Language
English
Source (journal)
Public performance and management review. - Thousand Oaks, Calif.
Publication
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : 2014
ISSN
1530-9576 [print]
1557-9271 [online]
Volume/pages
37:3(2014), p. 496-520
ISI
000333245300007
Full text (Publishers DOI)
UAntwerpen
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Research group
Publication type
Subject
Law 
Affiliation
Publications with a UAntwerp address
External links
Web of Science
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Creation 10.12.2013
Last edited 15.05.2017
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