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Dilemmas of Policy Innovation in the Public Sector: A Case Study of the National Innovation Summit

Marsh, Ian; Edwards, Lindy


Policy innovation is a significant challenge for the public sector. This article illustrates its magnitude through a case study of the National Innovation Summit. The article concludes that the Summit represented an elaborate process of search and engagement that sanctioned an outcome that was, in most respects, largely pre-determined. Its outreach and deliberations served the political purpose of mobilising industry and media attention and communicating the government's commitment. But there...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Journal of Public Administration
DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8500.2009.00647.x


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