Many Are Called But Few Are Chosen: Modeling the Selection Process for the Innovations in American Government Awards

Abstract:

Sandford Borins and Richard Walker, December 2012 

The adoption of new services and practices is widespread in public organizations as they respond to demands in the external environment and internal aspirations. In order to recognize these activities and disseminate good practices, awards programs have proliferated around the globe. Given the limited empirical analysis of the characteristics of innovation award winners, this article examines the 2010 Innovations in American Government Awards (IAGA) program.

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