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Peter Drucker Forum 2013: “Public Policy Effectiveness and Complexity” panel discussion

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At the Peter Drucker Forum 2013, Adrian Wooldridge, Management Editor of The Economist, led the panel discussion concerning issues of Effectiveness and Complexity in Public Policy. The five panel speakers were, Yves Doz, Professor of Technological Innovation at INSEAD,  John Elvidge, Chairman of Edinburgh Airport and former permanent secretary to the Scottish Government, Michael Hallsworth, Senior Policy advisor at Cabinet Office UK, Mikko Kosonen, President of The Finnish Innovation Fund, and Ben Ramalingam, Independent Consultant of Overseas Development Institute.

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Peter Drucker Forum 2013: “Scotland since 2007 – one approach to the challenge of public sector agility” by John Elvidge

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John Elvidge shared some of his experiences of change based on the example of the governmental changes  in Scotland in 2007. He began with the warning that this was an outlier and might not always be applicable. Reassuring the audience, he said that he would not pronounce the word airport.

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