Pressure, not money, appears to motivate innovation.
When the Harvard Kennedy School opened its Innovations in American Government awards up to federal programs in the mid-1990s, John D. Donahue, our colleague at Management Insights, was surprised when federal entries actually won a big share of the awards in subsequent years.
The circumstances under which they won surprised him even more. READ MORE.
Management Insights is published here on Governing.com in collaboration with the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the Harvard Kennedy School. The column is moderated by Stephen Goldsmith, a Professor of Government at Harvard Kennedy School (on leave), and deputy mayor of operations for the City of New York.