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People and teams matter in organizational change: professionals’ and managers’ experiences of changing governance and incentives in Primary Care

Allan, HT   Brearley, S   Byng, R   Christian, S   Clayton, J   Mackintosh, M   Price, L   Smith, P   Ross, F

Health Services Research   49 (1) 93–112

DOI: 10.1111/1475-6773.12084

February 2014   (First published online July 2013)

http://oro.open.ac.uk/40745/

Eliciting multiple perspectives, often dependent on individual occupational positioning or place in new team configurations, illuminates the need to incorporate the emotional as well as technocratic and system factors when implementing change. Some suggestions are made for facilitating change in health care systems. These are discussed in the context of similar health care reform initiatives in the United States.