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Ewan Ferlie

Professor Ewan Ferlie

Professor of Public Services Management

Research interests

Public Services Management

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Ewan has been a Principal or Co Investigator in a number of recent research projects funded by the National Institute of Health Research, the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education; Guy’s and St Thomas’s Charity and Guy’s and St Thomas’s NHS Foundation Trust. He is presented co investigator in two large research consortia – a ESRC/MRC funded project on anti microbrial resistance (led by Imperial) where he is involved in a health policy module and a EU Horizon 2020 consortium (led by Northumbria) on collaborative governance in public agencies across Europe.


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Not currently accepting new PhD students.


Ferlie, E., Fitzgerald, L. and Pettigrew, A., (1996). The new public management in action. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Ferlie, E., Fitzgerald, L., Wood, M. and Hawkins, C., (2005). The nonspread of innovations: the mediating role of professionals. Academy of management journal, 48(1), pp.117-134.

Ferlie, E., Fitzgerald, L., McGivern, G., Dopson, S. and Bennett, C., (2013). Making Wicked Problems Governable?: the case of managed networks in health careOxford University Press, Oxford.

McGivern, G., Currie, G., Ferlie, E., Fitzgerald, L. and Waring, J., (2015). Hybrid Manager - Professionals' Identity Work: the Maintenance and Hybridization of Medical Professionalism in Managerial Contexts. Public Administration, 93(2), pp.412-432.

Pettigrew, A., Ferlie, E. and McKee, L., (1992). Shaping Strategic Change: Making change in large organisations, the case of the NHS. London: Sage Publications.


Ferlie, E., Fitzgerald, L. and Pettigrew, A., 1996. The new public management in action. OUP Oxford.

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