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Record number 360465
Title Vital Differences : on public Leadership and societal innovation
Author(s) Termeer, C.J.A.M.
Source Wageningen : Wageningen Universiteit - 48
Department(s) Public Administration and Policy
Publication type Inaugural/farewell address
Publication year 2007
Keyword(s) bestuur - leiderschap - sociale verandering - innovaties - kennis - onderzoek - participatie - regionale ontwikkeling - bestuurskunde - sociale processen - systeeminnovatie - governance - administration - leadership - social change - innovations - knowledge - research - participation - regional development - public administration - social processes - system innovation
Categories Public Administration (General) / Social Change
Abstract Under the denominator of transitions or sometimes even system innovations, significant processes of change are in progress. When these processes affect major social tasks such as sustainable development, it is referred to as 'societal innovation'. For example innovations like space for rivers, care farms, Greenport Venlo, agroparks, ‘Healing Hills’ (‘Helende Hellingen’) or the Oostervaardersplassen lakes. In this speech Katrien Vermeer concentrates mainly on analyzing the dynamics behind these processes of change of societal innovation. She is particularly interested in what the government actors contribute to this, from her position in the field of study into public administration
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