Managerial Culture and Work Identity in Education Systems. An Introduction

Author/s Eduardo Barberis, Domenico Carbone
Publishing Year 2021 Issue 2021/160 Language Italian
Pages 16 P. 27-42 File size 221 KB
DOI 10.3280/SL2021-160002
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This article introduces the special issue on "Managerial culture and work identity in education systems". The first section contextualizes the adoption of neoliberal measures in the working logic of public administration. Foundations of New Public Management and their relevance for education systems are set - together with the idea that they are as relevant as not the only cause of transformation in educa-tional professions and organizations. The second section focuses on the effects of managerial elements on professional practices, where neoliberal recipes are nested in prior organizational models. The third section pays attention to implications for educational professionals, in particular in respect to job fragmentation and indi-vidual responsibilization. Lastly, we introduce the contributions to this special issue.

Keywords: Neoliberalism, Managerial Culture, Education Systems, Professional Practices

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Eduardo Barberis, Domenico Carbone, Cultura manageriale e identità lavorativa nei sistemi di istruzione. Un’introduzione in "SOCIOLOGIA DEL LAVORO " 160/2021, pp 27-42, DOI: 10.3280/SL2021-160002