The Innovation Journal: The Public Sector Innovation Journal, 5(2), 2000, article 1d.

 

Is Innovation a Question of Will or Circumstance?

An Exploration of the Innovation Process Through the Lens of the Blakeney

Government in Saskatchewan, 1971-82

 

Edited by Eleanor D. Glor


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Section I: Central Agency Innovation

Sections I and II of Is Innovation a Question of Will or Circumstance? outline the administrative methods and process innovations of the Blakeney government. They provide the primary material that becomes the basis for the analysis done in Section III.

The central agencies played a key role in the Blakeney government in planning, funding, coordinating and evaluating the government's innovative program plans. They also contributed significantly to improving administration and accountability, and creating good government.


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