New development: Value for money (VFM) in public services—the importance of organizational culture

Prowle, Malcolm J, Kalar, Manj and Barrow, Lynne (2016) New development: Value for money (VFM) in public services—the importance of organizational culture. Public Money and Management, 36 (7). pp. 547-552. doi:10.1080/09540962.2016.1237169

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VFM has been a key aspect of public service management for several decades and its importance has been raised in recent years as a consequence of austerity. Organizational culture is recognized in research literature as a key driver of organizational performance. However, little attention has been paid to the topic of organizational culture in relation to VFM in public services. This article presents the findings of new research in this area.

Item Type: Article
Article Type: Article
Additional Information: This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Public Money and Management on 9 November 2016, available online:
Uncontrolled Keywords: Austerity; leadership; organizational culture; performance; value for money
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management > HD58 Organizational behavior, change and effectiveness. Corporate culture
H Social Sciences > HJ Public Finance
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Business, Computing and Social Sciences
Research Priority Areas: Applied Business & Technology
Depositing User: Anne Pengelly
Date Deposited: 15 Nov 2016 10:48
Last Modified: 05 Aug 2023 11:22

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