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Transforming local government: innovation and modernisation

Newman, Janet; Raine, John and Skelcher, Chris (2001). Transforming local government: innovation and modernisation. Public Money and Management, 21(2) pp. 61–68.

DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-9302.00262
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Abstract

This article is based on research investigating why local authorities innovate and what happens when they do. The authors show how local authorities have responded to the current normative climate for innovation, and explore the interaction between central policy and local action. The article demonstrates the importance of the policy climate set by central government in fostering—or constraining—innovation at a local level.

Item Type: Journal Article
ISSN: 0954-0962
Academic Unit/Department: Social Sciences > Social Policy and Criminology
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (CCIG)
Item ID: 17488
Depositing User: Users 4807 not found.
Date Deposited: 02 Jul 2009 09:47
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 20:34
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/17488
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