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Opening the government of Canada : the federal bureaucracy in the digital age

Author: Amanda Clarke
Publisher: Vancouver, BC ; Toronto : UBC Press, 2019.
Series: Communication, strategy, and politics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Opening the Government of Canada presents a compelling case for a more open model of governance in the digital age--but a model that also continues to uphold democratic principles at the heart of the Westminster system. Amanda Clarke details the untold story of the federal bureaucracy's efforts to adapt to digital-age pressures from the mid-2000s onwards. This book reveals the mismatch between the bureaucracy's  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:Clarke, Amanda.
Opening the government of Canada.:
Vancouver ; Toronto : UBC Press, 2019.
Print version:
Clarke, Amanda, 1984-
Opening the government of Canada.
Vancouver ; Toronto : UBC Press, [2019]
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Amanda Clarke
ISBN: 0774836946 9780774836951 0774836954 9780774836968 0774836962 9780774836944
OCLC Number: 1080209055
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Opening government in the digital age --
Canada's closed government --
#Fail : adopting social media in the government of Canada --
Stephen Harper's open(ish) government initiative --
Internal openings in the federal bureaucracy --
The digital skills gap in the federal bureaucracy --
The future of digital government.
Series Title: Communication, strategy, and politics.
Responsibility: Amanda Clarke.
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Opening the Government of Canada provides a vivid and compelling account of the central challenge facing governments in the digital age: abandoning their "Closed Government" traditions to become more  Read more...


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The more I read, the more I learned and the more I enjoyed going on a journey inside the public service as it responded to digital demands. -- Amanda Clarke * The Hill Times *

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