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Ethnic diversity and entrepreneurship in Oslo and Drammen
Migration

Ethnic diversity and entrepreneurship in Oslo and Drammen

"This report presents the findings from case studies in two Norwegian cities, Drammen and Oslo. The projects in Oslo and Drammen were commissioned t…
24 February 2008Julie Caulier Grice
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Ready or Not? Taking innovation in the public sector seriously
Article

Ready or Not? Taking innovation in the public sector seriously

According to conventional wisdom, public organisations cannot innovate as they lack the competitive spur that drives businesses to create new produc…
23 February 2008Julie Caulier Grice
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Sure Start
Article

Sure Start

Sure Start is the government programme to deliver the best start in life for every child. We bring together, early education, childcare, health and…
23 February 2008Julie Caulier Grice
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Language Line
Tools

Language Line

Providing access to language interpreters over the telephone helping to ensure that all citizens gain equal access to the services provided at centr…
23 February 2008Julie Caulier Grice
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Transformers: how local areas innovate to address changing social needs
Article

Transformers: how local areas innovate to address changing social needs

The ability of local areas to innovate is unevenly spread. This report investigates why some places innovate more effectively to meet social needs t…
23 February 2008Julie Caulier Grice
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The Difference Dividend: Why immigration is vital to innovation
Migration

The Difference Dividend: Why immigration is vital to innovation

In this article, Charles Leadbeater argues that "immigration feeds society's cultural diversity, which is a particularly valuable asset when a socie…
SIX
23 February 2008
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In and out of sync: the challenge of growing social innovations
Scaling Innovation

In and out of sync: the challenge of growing social innovations

This report is about how social innovations spread and grow. It aims to provide a theoretically and empirically grounded guide for the many people i…
22 February 2008Julie Caulier Grice
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The Boston Children Chorus: using the power of music to create bridges
Article

The Boston Children Chorus: using the power of music to create bridges

The Boston Children’s Chorus is a multi-racial, multi-cultural arts organization that uses music as a powerful tool for social change by bringing…
22 February 2008Cate Newnessmith
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Do networks really work? A framework for evaluating public-sector organizational networks
Networks

Do networks really work? A framework for evaluating public-sector organizational networks

Although cooperative, interorganizational networks have become a common mechanism for delivery of public services, evaluating their effectiveness is…
22 February 2008Julie Caulier Grice
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Advisory Centre for Education
Education

Advisory Centre for Education

The primary aims of ACE were to shame and cajole the educational establishment into being more responsive to the needs and the desires of parents an…
22 February 2008Cate Newnessmith
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From Cites to Global Cities: The Rise of the Global City-Region in North-West Europe
Article

From Cites to Global Cities: The Rise of the Global City-Region in North-West Europe

This paper focuses on the results of a major transnational study that investigates the emergence of a new phenomenon in North West Europe - the glob…
22 February 2008Julie Caulier Grice
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Multikulti
Article

Multikulti

Multikulti, the multi-language website, provides access to information and advice on a range of issues – from immigration and employment to health…
22 February 2008Julie Caulier Grice
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