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Prue is a Research Fellow at Monash Business School for the Australian Research Council Linkage Project, Towards the healthcare system of the future: The role of institutional entrepreneurship in service redesign and innovation. Prior to working in academia, Prue worked in the NGO and Government sectors and has an interest in theoretically-grounded research that can be applied in practice. Her PhD dissertation explored how firms support former prisoners to reintegrate into the workforce. The theme that unites her research interests is understanding how institutional change may be provoked and harnessed for the social good.

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Research Output 2007 2019

Brokering knowledge into the public sector: understanding improvement facilitators’ priorities in the redesign of hospital care

McLoughlin, I., Burns, P., Looi, E., Sohal, A. & Teede, H., May 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Public Management Review. 21 p.

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Examining ‘institutional entrepreneurship’ in healthcare redesign and improvement through comparative case study research: a study protocol

Melder, A., Burns, P., McLoughlin, I. & Teede, H., 1 Aug 2018, In : BMJ Open. 8, 8, 8 p., e020807.

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Moral shocks and small wins: Encouraging firms based in liberal societies to behave integratively towards former prisoners

Burns, P., Nyland, C., Cooney, R. F. & Schapper, J., 1 Oct 2017, In : Punishment and Society. 19, 4, p. 417-439 23 p.

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Taylorism, the International Labour Organization, and the genesis and diffusion of codetermination

Nyland, C., Bruce, K. D. & Burns, P., 2014, In : Organization Studies. 35, 8, p. 1149 - 1169 21 p.

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The ethical case for affirmative action

Burns, P. & Schapper, J. M., 2008, In : Journal of Business Ethics. 83, 3, p. 369 - 379 11 p.

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