7th February, 2014 / 11.00am - 4.00pm
28th November, 2012
Accelerating Innovation in Local Councils Research Findings
What encourages local government employees to innovate?
How do their views differ from those of chief executives?
Given the current financial pressures, most local councils would like to be able to achieve more radical innovations, more quickly. Ideally, they would like to implement more innovations that save costs as well as improving local residents’ lives.
Councils face many challenges in becoming more innovative. Most are large, complex and mature organizations, with an older, often professionalised, workforce, operating in the ‘goldfish bowl’ of political and public accountability.
This seminar will: