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

 

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


Previous: Chapter 4 Top: Table of Contents Next: Chapter 5

Section II: Line Department Processes

Most of the policy and program innovations of the Blakeney government eventually if not initially became the responsibility of a line department. Many other functions also rested with line departments. Section II describes the innovative approach to management and transportation created in Saskatchewan Transportation and Highways. It also explores horizontal issues: how the government dealt with the North, communication and coordination in its many facets.


Previous: Chapter 4 Top: Table of Contents Next: Chapter 5
Last updated: December 5 2013