Public Value

Fast Company - Feb 2, 2021

How to tell if a company’s ‘net zero’ goals are serious—or just greenwashing

Here are some questions to ask when a company says it plans to get to zero emissions.

Read Article By Adele Peters
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Stanford Social Innovation Review ($) - Jan 1, 2021

The Next Chapter in Design for Social Innovation

To address more complex social challenges, design thinking must become radically more collaborative and oriented toward systems change.

Read Article By Jocelyn Wyatt, Tim Brown & Shauna Carey
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Stanford Social Innovation Review ($) - Jan 14, 2021

The ‘Thou Shalt Nots’ of Systems Change

Enthusiasm for systems change is not new, and a broader historical perspective will help systems change enthusiasts learn from the past what NOT to do: replicate the ineffective mindsets and engineering approaches that have defined so much of the systems change work in our sectors.

Read Article By Christian Seelos, Sara Farley & Amanda L. Rose
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A Step Toward Making Your Company More Sustainable

One model that holds great promise for sustainability is the circular economy (CE) — instead of digging up materials, using them once, and then throwing them away, companies in a CE recapture the enormous volume of resources in their value chain in order to use them again and again.

Read Article By Karolin Frankenberger and Fabian Takacs
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Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative - Jul 14, 2020

Public Value Toolkit

The Public Value Tool Kit is a set of materials designed to help educators and practitioners understand, utilize, and share the core concepts of the public value framework.

Read Article By Mark Moore, Jorrit de Jong, Gaylen Moore, and George Veth

Public Management Review - Aug 25, 2016

Ventures in public value management: introduction to the symposium

This essay reviews the development of public value management, tracing its rise from relative obscurity in the 1990s to the global attention it receives today.

Read Article By John Alford, Scott Douglas, Karin Geuijen, and Paul ‘t Hart
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Public Value is the pursuit of any number, or portfolio, of valued interests that the public warrants as enhancing their welfare and/or justice; including - but not solely - that of shareholder value


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