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The art of public strategy : mobilizing power and knowledge for the common good

Author: Geoff Mulgan
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009.
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Written by Geoff Mulgan, a former head of policy for the UK prime minister, and advisor to governments round the world, this book is about how government's strategies take shape, and how money, people, technology, and public commitment can be mobilized to achieve important goals. It considers the common mistakes made, and how these can be avoided. - ;The strategies adopted by governments and public officials can  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Mulgan, Geoff.
Art of public strategy.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009
(OCoLC)230194712
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Geoff Mulgan
ISBN: 9780191558528 0191558524 1282053213 9781282053212
OCLC Number: 320628343
Description: 1 online resource (x, 306 pages)
Contents: Introduction : from tangles knots to virtuous circles --
What is public strategy? --
Public action : the dynamics of supply and demand --
A framework for adaptive strategy --
Locating strategy : structures, processes, and cultures --
Knowledge : how can governments know enough to govern? --
Implementation : moving from words to action --
Positive risks : taking innovation in the public sector seriously --
Negative risks : strategies for resilience --
Joined-up government --
Changing minds and behaviour --
Winning (and losing) public trust --
Metrics : measuring social and public value --
Persistent leadership --
Separating the urgent and the important : strategy as a public good.
Responsibility: Geoff Mulgan.
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