30th March 2020

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Lessons for Leading Local Cross Public Sector Innovations


Which leadership actions most help to achieve cross public sector innovation?

That’s the question RSA set out to answer in their 2017 research by examining a range of local government led partnership innovations. In late 2019 they contacted the partnerships again in order to find out how they were progressing, and to discover what more they had learnt about leading for collaborative innovation.

They found stories of dramatic progress and identified 10 leadership actions that appear to have the greatest impact.