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'Leaderism': an evolution of managerialism in UK public service reform

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'Leaderism' : an evolution of managerialism in UK public service reform. / O'Reilly, D; Reed, Mike.

In: Public Administration: An International Quarterly, Vol. 88, No. 4, 12.2010, p. 960-978.

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O'Reilly, D & Reed, M 2010, ''Leaderism': an evolution of managerialism in UK public service reform', Public Administration: An International Quarterly, vol. 88, no. 4, pp. 960-978. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9299.2010.01864.x

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O'Reilly, D., & Reed, M. (2010). 'Leaderism': an evolution of managerialism in UK public service reform. Public Administration: An International Quarterly, 88(4), 960-978. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9299.2010.01864.x

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O'Reilly D, Reed M. 'Leaderism': an evolution of managerialism in UK public service reform. Public Administration: An International Quarterly. 2010 Dec;88(4):960-978. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9299.2010.01864.x

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O'Reilly, D ; Reed, Mike. / 'Leaderism' : an evolution of managerialism in UK public service reform. In: Public Administration: An International Quarterly. 2010 ; Vol. 88, No. 4. pp. 960-978.

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