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2005, 2016

The meaning of ‘meaning’: Public management and governance in multiple meaning contexts

Panel on The meaning of ‘meaning’: Public management and governance in multiple meaning contexts @ The Interdisciplinary Workshop ‘Subjecthood – A new entry point for critical social inquiry?’, University of Birmingham, 12th of May 2016. […]

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305, 2016

Scream if you want to go faster

May 3rd, 2016|Comments Off on Scream if you want to go faster

Dr Martin Reeves I must be mad. Why on earth would I agree to take on the Chief Executive role for the fledgling West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA), while at the same time continuing to [...]

1104, 2016

Art and Science: Using Evidence to Inform Decision-making

April 11th, 2016|Comments Off on Art and Science: Using Evidence to Inform Decision-making

Lisa Commane I am a big fan of BBC One’s Silent Witness – I’m not sure if the way that the Lyell Centre’s forensic pathologists work alongside the police bears any semblance of reality, but [...]

404, 2016

More Hard Facts and Fewer Half Truths

April 4th, 2016|Comments Off on More Hard Facts and Fewer Half Truths

By Catherine Staite, Director of INLOGOV & ESRC/LGA/Solace Local Government Resource Facilitator  This year, local authorities will make decisions on spending over £95bn of public money. The fact that this is £3.3bn less than last year actually [...]

103, 2016

Crossing Sectors

March 1st, 2016|Comments Off on Crossing Sectors

Jason Lowther “Welcome to the Ivory Tower” was a surprisingly frequent greeting when I started my secondment from Birmingham City Council to the University of Birmingham in the autumn.  It was usually said with tongue [...]

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