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Innovation Australian-Style

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 - 15:23
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 15:16
The current edition of The Public Manager describes the Australian national government’s approach to systematically embedding innovation into agency operations.  In an article by Australian civil servant Alex Roberts, one of the champions of innovation Down Under, he says the new mantra for government is “do better with less.”

Conversation with Authors Series with Satish Nambisan on "Engaging Citizens in Co-Creation in Public Services"

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 - 13:11
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Is the emerging vision of government as a platform too farfetched and unrealistic? Or does it portend a new era of citizen engagement in public service innovation? What are the distinct roles for citizens in public service co-creation and problem-solving? Are there strategies for creating an environment for co-creation? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions with the Satish Nambisan, co-author of "Engaging Citizens in Co-Creation in Public Services."
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Is the emerging vision of government as a platform too farfetched and unrealistic? Or does it portend a new era of citizen engagement in public service innovation? What are the distinct roles for citizens in public service co-creation and problem-solving? Are there strategies for creating an environment for co-creation? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions with the Satish Nambisan, co-author of Engaging Citizens in Co-Creation in Public Services.

Engaging Citizens in Co-Creation in Public Services

Monday, January 6th, 2014 - 13:24
Professors Nambisan and Nambisan present an innovative framework from which to view citizen “co-creation,” which refers to the development of new public services by citizens in partnership with governments. The authors present four roles that citizens can play in the co-creation of public services: explorer, ideator, designer, and diffuser, with examples of citizens playing each of these roles.

Leadership in Action -- Summer 2013 The Business of Government Magazine (NEW)

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013 - 10:59
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - 09:30
Over the past 15 years, the IBM Center for The Business of Government has sought to connect public management research with practice.

Revitalizing Public Service: Insights from Max Stier President and CEO, Partnership for Public Service

Friday, May 25th, 2012 - 13:54
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Today the country faces challenges of unprecedented complexity, from guiding an economy through crisis to expanding healthcare coverage. To meet these and a myriad of other challenges will require transforming the way government works while also inspiring the best and brightest to choose public service.

Leaders Speak on Leadership and Public Service: Dr. Kathleen Merrigan and Linda Gibbs

Wednesday, November 9th, 2011 - 16:47
Wednesday, November 9, 2011 - 15:38
For a decade, The Business of Government Hour has brought you leading government executives who are changing the way government does business. Each week, our guests join us for an informative, insightful, and in-depth conversation about their careers, their agencies, agency accomplishments, as well as their vision of government in the 21st century.  Over last five years, we have interviewed more than 350 government executives. It is from this rich library that we have culled together their insights on important public management issues.

Leaders Speak on Leadership and Public Service: Amb. Patrick Kennedy, Adm. Thad Allen, and Dave Wennergren

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011 - 14:49
Wednesday, February 9, 2011 - 13:01
For a decade, The Business of Government Hour has brought you leading government executives who are changing the way government does business. Each week, our guests join us for an informative, insightful, and in-depth conversation about their careers, their agencies, agency accomplishments, as well as their vision of government in the 21st century.  Over last five years, we have interviewed more than 250 government executives. It is from this rich library that we have culled together their insights on important public management issues.

Working with the White House

Friday, June 4th, 2010 - 11:11
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For those who have answered the call to public service, there are many stakeholder groups you will encounter while in government. Understanding the relationship with each stakeholder will be useful in achieving your goals. This article focusing on working with the White House is adapted from a piece in getting it Done: A guide for government Executives (Washington, DC: IBM Center for The Business of Government, 2008).

Ray Blunt

Sunday, March 28th, 2010 - 12:52
Ray focuses the “third half” of his life on helping to grow the next generation of servant leaders.

Robert B. Denhardt

Sunday, March 28th, 2010 - 12:51
Robert B. Denhardt is Professor in the School of Public Affairs at Arizona State University and Visiting Scholar at the University of Delaware. Dr. Denhardt is a Past President of the American Society for Public Administration, and the founder and first chair of ASPA's National Campaign for Public Service, an effort to assert the dignity and worth of public service across the nation. He is also a member of the prestigious National Academy of Public Administration and a Fellow of the Canadian Centre for Management Development.
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