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Innovations in government [electronic resource] : research, recognition, and replication / Sandford Borins, editor.

Contributor(s): Borins, Sandford F, 1949-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Innovative governance in the 21st century: Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, c2008Description: 1 online resource (xi, 231 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780815710301 (electronic bk.); 0815710305 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Political planning | Organizational change | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Affairs & Administration | Bestuurshervormingen | Organisatieontwikkeling | Organisationswandel | RegierungGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Innovations in government.DDC classification: 352.3/67 Other classification: 88.20 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Twenty years of highlighting excellence in government / Jonathan Walters -- The "Kennedy School school" of research on innovation in government / Steven Kelman -- Citizen participation in government innovations / Archon Fung -- Subnational government innovation in a comparative perspective : Brazil / Marta Ferreira Santos Farah and Peter Spink -- The unaccustomed inventiveness of the Labor Department / John D. Donahue -- Developmental processes : a conceptual exploration / Eugene Bardach -- The adoption of innovation : the challenge of learning to adapt tacit knowledge / Robert D. Behn -- Does innovation lead to improvement in public services? : lessons from the Beacon Scheme in the United Kingdom / Jean Hartley -- Innovations in government : serving citizens and strengthening democracy / Gowher Rizvi -- Research on innovations in government : what next? / Sandford Borins.
Summary: "Answers questions on the future of government innovation and its effect on citizens and democratic governance by presenting a comprehensive approach to advancing the practice and study of innovation in government. Discusses new research on innovation, explores the impact of programs that recognize innovation, and considers challenges to replicating innovations"--Provided by publisher.
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"Ash Institute for Democratic Governance and Innovation, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University."

Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-220) and index.

Twenty years of highlighting excellence in government / Jonathan Walters -- The "Kennedy School school" of research on innovation in government / Steven Kelman -- Citizen participation in government innovations / Archon Fung -- Subnational government innovation in a comparative perspective : Brazil / Marta Ferreira Santos Farah and Peter Spink -- The unaccustomed inventiveness of the Labor Department / John D. Donahue -- Developmental processes : a conceptual exploration / Eugene Bardach -- The adoption of innovation : the challenge of learning to adapt tacit knowledge / Robert D. Behn -- Does innovation lead to improvement in public services? : lessons from the Beacon Scheme in the United Kingdom / Jean Hartley -- Innovations in government : serving citizens and strengthening democracy / Gowher Rizvi -- Research on innovations in government : what next? / Sandford Borins.

"Answers questions on the future of government innovation and its effect on citizens and democratic governance by presenting a comprehensive approach to advancing the practice and study of innovation in government. Discusses new research on innovation, explores the impact of programs that recognize innovation, and considers challenges to replicating innovations"--Provided by publisher.

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