Geoff Mulgan. · Rating details · 22 ratings · 1 review. The strategies adopted by governments and public officials can have dramatic effects on peoples’ lives. The Art of Public Strategy: Mobilizing Power and Knowledge for the Common Good, Geoff Mulgan, Oxford University Press, pp. isbn: Geoff Mulgan’s new book on ‘The Art of Public Strategy’ is an riveting read, fizzing with insights and ideas. Mulgan played a big role in the Blair.

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Geoff Mulgan CBE is director of the Young Foundation, an organization specialising in social innovation that in the past helped give birth to organizations such as the Open University and Which. Most western governments look more like rabbits caught in the proverbial car headlights — frozen and certainly not producing any radical new vision of the future, even the immediate future, other than surviving the crisis. Third, it is all a bit Brit-centric.

The Art of Public Strategy : Mobilizing Power and Knowledge for the Common Good

The book is essential reading for anyone involved in running public organizations–from hospitals and schools to national government departments and local councils–and for anyone interested in how government really works. Fakhry Al tahtawy rated it it was amazing Feb 27, Aya Nabih rated it it was ok Jul 25, Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.


TED Speaker Personal profile. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. He has lectured and advised governments in countries all over the world, from China and the USA to Australia and India.

The Art of Public Strategy: Mobilizing Power and Knowledge for the Common Good by Geoff Mulgan

This book is about how strategies take shape, and how money, people, technologies, and public commitment can be mobilized to achieve important goals. Tim marked it as to-read Aug 16, Geoff Mulgan is director of the Young Foundation.

Taking Innovation in the Public Sector Seriously ; 9. I recommend tthe highly. Equally, strategic failure can result in highly visible disasters, such as the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans.

The Art of Public Strategy – Hardcover – Geoff Mulgan – Oxford University Press

The author’s central point is that we as citizens deserve governments that pay more attention to the long-term, rather than to tomorrow’s opinion poll or newspaper editorial. Maya Mircheva rated it it was amazing Sep 07, The best ones can transform economic laggards into trailblazers, eliminate diseases, or sharply cut crime.

Valentin marked it as to-read Jun 16, He also has a strong history as a think-tanker and author, so his writing is full of insider anecdote, big ideas and shows a remarkably broad sweep. Read our Editorial Policy and then do get in touch to discuss your idea. Tim Lo Surdo marked it as to-read Mulgsn 07, Sachin Patel rated it it was amazing Dec 15, Stephen Farrington rated it liked it Oct 19, Martijn Aslander added it Jan 15, Books by Geoff Mulgan.


The Art of Public Strategy

His most recent book is Good and Bad Power: Table of contents 1. Strategies for Resilience ; Apr 26, Warren rated it mulan liked it Shelves: This book is really fascinating and contains many insights about strategy and leadership in the public sector.

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