Best Places to Work Snapshot: What Drives Innovation in Government
Author(s): Partnership for Public Service
Publication Date: 08/10/2011
Publication Topics: Innovation
Publication Type: Issue Briefs, White Papers and Snapshots
How innovative is the federal government? What drives innovation in federal agencies? And, what can leaders do, if anything, to promote innovation within their agencies and teams? Given the importance of improving government effectiveness and delivering better results for the American people within todayï¿½s budgetary constraints, these are the questions the Partnership for Public Service and the Hay Group set out to explore. Our analysis underscored that innovation depends on the total environment leaders create for employees.
Large Agency Innovation Rankings
Small Agency Innovation Rankings
Agency Subcomponent Innovation Rankings
The Partnership for Public Service is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that works to revitalize our federal government by inspiring a new generation to serve and by transforming the way government works.
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