Learning in public sector organizations: A theory of action approach
SourcePublic Organization Review, 16, 2, (2016), pp. 235-249
Article / Letter to editor
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Public Organization Review
SubjectGovernance and Innovation in Social Services (GAINS)
The importance of learning has since long been acknowledged for both business and public sector organizations. However, learning theory and research have tended to neglect the differences between these organizations, and to develop in separate and unrelated directions. To address these developments, this paper purports, first, to develop a theoretical framework that integrates various concepts from the fields of public policy learning and organizational learning, and that is specifically directed at public sector organizations. Second, the paper purports to illustrate the utility of this framework by applying it to policy-making in a Dutch municipality, the Pegasustown prostitution case.
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