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Incentives and Responsiveness

Vicki Sellick describes two ways government agencies can offer incentives to nurture innovations that meet the most pressing social challenges.

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An Open Agency Culture Is Key to Innovation

Kristina Costa takes a tour of successful social innovations and discovers that a common ingredient they share is “permeability,” or the willingness to be open to new ideas, technologies, and collaborative opportunities.

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The Importance of Leadership in Social Innovation

Jitinder Kohli discusses the role leaders must play to build an innovation culture in their agencies, encouraging calculated risk taking and challenging traditional approaches.

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The Five Keys to Innovation

Vicki Sellick describes the five key elements to promoting a culture of innovation in government agencies focused on social issues.

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The Barriers to Innovation

Traditional budgeting, lack of incentives, and agency failure to follow through on rhetoric are all significant barriers to government innovation, writes Jitinder Kohli in this week’s installment.

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New Weekly Column Explores Innovation in the Public Sector

This is the first installment of a new weekly column on government innovation produced by CAP’s Doing What Works team in partnership with the Bellwether Education Partners and the Young Foundation, as part of the “Innovation for the Public Good” series.

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