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Will GPs “lead” or “govern” the new Clinical Commissioning Groups?

Storey, John and Grint, Keith (2012). Will GPs “lead” or “govern” the new Clinical Commissioning Groups? Leadership in Health Services, 25(4) pp. 263–272.


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The purpose of this article is to delve into the precise 'leadership' and 'governance' roles required of General Practitioners in England as they are propelled into new Clinical Commissioning Groups.

A conceptual framework which captures the complementary essences of both leadership and governance is developed and then used to assess the extent to which GPs will be undertaking leadership and/or governance roles within the commissioning groups.

Item Type: Journal Item
Copyright Holders: 2012 Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN: 1751-1879
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Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
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Keywords: commissioning; GP leadership; governance; scapegoat; legitimation
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Business and Law (FBL) > Business
Faculty of Business and Law (FBL)
Research Group: Innovation, Knowledge & Development research centre (IKD)
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Item ID: 34540
Depositing User: John Storey
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2012 09:38
Last Modified: 31 Oct 2017 11:52
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