Networks, Innovation And Public Policy: Politicians, Bureaucrats and the Pathways to Change inside Government by M. ConsidineNetworks, Innovation And Public Policy: Politicians, Bureaucrats and the Pathways to Change inside Government by M. Considine

Networks, Innovation And Public Policy: Politicians, Bureaucrats and the Pathways to Change inside…

byM. Considine

Hardcover | January 30, 2009

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This book examines the different normative approaches politicians, bureaucrats and community actors use to frame the innovation puzzle, arguing that these create specific cultures of innovation. The authors explore the role of formal institutions and informal networks in promoting and impeding governmental innovation.
MARK CONSIDINE is the Dean of the Faculty of Arts at the University of Melbourne, Australia, and former Director of the Centre for Public Policy. He is a past winner of American Educational Research Association's Outstanding Publication Award and in 2001 received the Marshall E. Dimmock Award for the best lead article inPublic Administ...
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Title:Networks, Innovation And Public Policy: Politicians, Bureaucrats and the Pathways to Change inside…Format:HardcoverDimensions:231 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.69 inPublished:January 30, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230220037

ISBN - 13:9780230220034

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PART I: INNOVATION AS IDEAS WITHIN INSTITUTIONS Innovation, Government and Networks Innovation and Public Policy Networks as Interactions and Structures Networks and Key Actors PART II: INNOVATION INSIDE GOVERNMENT Introduction City of Parkside: Big Bang Meets Executive Coordination City of Kilbourne: Innovation from the Middle Out City of Melville: Incrementalists Rule City of Millside: Small World Meets Political Affiliation Who are the Innovators Inside Government?