Next Issue
Volume 2, March

Adm. Sci., Volume 1, Issue 1 (December 2011) – 5 articles , Pages 1-55

  • Issues are regarded as officially published after their release is announced to the table of contents alert mailing list.
  • You may sign up for e-mail alerts to receive table of contents of newly released issues.
  • PDF is the official format for papers published in both, html and pdf forms. To view the papers in pdf format, click on the "PDF Full-text" link, and use the free Adobe Readerexternal link to open them.
Order results
Result details
Select all
Export citation of selected articles as:
Open AccessArticle
Socio-Statistical Research on the Internalization of European Administrative Space Principles in the Romanian Public Administration
Adm. Sci. 2011, 1(1), 45-55; https://doi.org/10.3390/admsci1010045 - 01 Dec 2011
Viewed by 3610
Abstract
The authors propose an analysis of the public administration reform in Romania by assessing whether the Romanian civil servants perform their duties according to the regulations of the European Administrative Space. The paper offers a socio-statistic perspective on the internalization of the European [...] Read more.
The authors propose an analysis of the public administration reform in Romania by assessing whether the Romanian civil servants perform their duties according to the regulations of the European Administrative Space. The paper offers a socio-statistic perspective on the internalization of the European Administrative Space principles, namely, the rule of law, openness towards citizens, and public administration responsibility in a Romanian context, after the European Union accession. Designed within the framework of modern theories of organizational sociology that see internalization as a process of organizational learning and change, and using a relevant sample of Romanian civil servants, the paper offers important and useful results for the future Romanian policies and strategies in an integrated European arena. Full article
Open AccessCommentary
Leprosy: International Public Health Policies and Public Health Eras
Adm. Sci. 2011, 1(1), 32-44; https://doi.org/10.3390/admsci1010032 - 26 Sep 2011
Viewed by 4222
Abstract
Public health policies continue to play important roles in national and international health reforms. However, the influence and legacies of the public health eras during which such policies are formulated remain largely underappreciated. The limited appreciation of this relationship may hinder consistent adoption [...] Read more.
Public health policies continue to play important roles in national and international health reforms. However, the influence and legacies of the public health eras during which such policies are formulated remain largely underappreciated. The limited appreciation of this relationship may hinder consistent adoption of public health policies by nation-states, and encumber disinvestment from ineffective or anachronistic policies. This article reviews seven public health eras and highlights how each era has influenced international policy formulation for leprosy control—“the fertile soil for policy learning”. The author reiterates the role of health leadership and health activism in facilitating consistency in international health policy formulation and implementation for leprosy control. Full article
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Public Health Policy: An International Perspective)
Open AccessArticle
Creating High Reliability Teams in Healthcare through In situ Simulation Training
Adm. Sci. 2011, 1(1), 14-31; https://doi.org/10.3390/admsci1010014 - 19 Jul 2011
Cited by 11 | Viewed by 5135
Abstract
The importance of teamwork on patient safety in healthcare has been well established. However, the theory and research of healthcare teams are seriously lacking in clinical application. While conventional team theory assumes that teams are stable and leadership is constant, a growing body [...] Read more.
The importance of teamwork on patient safety in healthcare has been well established. However, the theory and research of healthcare teams are seriously lacking in clinical application. While conventional team theory assumes that teams are stable and leadership is constant, a growing body of evidence indicates that most healthcare teams are unstable and lack constant leadership. For healthcare organizations to reduce error and ensure patient safety, the true nature of healthcare teams must be better understood. This study presents a taxonomy of healthcare teams and the determinants of high reliability in healthcare teams based on a series of studies undertaken over a five-year period (2005–2010). Full article
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Teamwork and Leadership in Organizations)
Open AccessArticle
Intra-Group Conflict and Teamwork Quality: The Moderating Role of Leadership Styles
Adm. Sci. 2011, 1(1), 3-13; https://doi.org/10.3390/admsci1010003 - 29 Mar 2011
Cited by 7 | Viewed by 7892
Abstract
The study examines the extent to which task and relations oriented leadership moderate the impact of task and relationship conflict on teamwork quality. In a sample of 37 teams, the study shows that relationship oriented leadership is beneficial for dealing with relationship conflict, [...] Read more.
The study examines the extent to which task and relations oriented leadership moderate the impact of task and relationship conflict on teamwork quality. In a sample of 37 teams, the study shows that relationship oriented leadership is beneficial for dealing with relationship conflict, but it does not have the expected positive interaction effect with task conflict. The main practical implication of the results is that in order to mitigate the negative effects of intra-group conflict on teamwork quality the leadership style should fit the type of disagreement (task versus relational) predominantly experienced by the teams. Full article
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Teamwork and Leadership in Organizations)
Open AccessEditorial
Administrative Sciences: An International Journal on the Science of Administration
Adm. Sci. 2011, 1(1), 1-2; https://doi.org/10.3390/admsci1010001 - 12 Oct 2010
Viewed by 4524
Abstract
In the past thirty years, academic work in the field of business has evolved from an applied field to a theoretically grounded, rigorous, scientific field of inquiry garnering the attention of high-quality academics from the fields of psychology, sociology, economics, and political science [...] Read more.
In the past thirty years, academic work in the field of business has evolved from an applied field to a theoretically grounded, rigorous, scientific field of inquiry garnering the attention of high-quality academics from the fields of psychology, sociology, economics, and political science and many others. In this time the social science of administration has developed into a multi-faceted field with theoretical and empirical lenses too numerous to mention. With this development has come the need for innovations in scholarly publication in this area, one of these being the introduction of our new journal, Administrative Sciences. [...] Full article
Next Issue
Back to TopTop