Sustainable deep change: adaptation versus transformation

08/04/2019 |   Ronald Heifetz & Marty Linsky

Learning from the Past to Envision the Future: Assessing the Long Arc of Government Reform

08/04/2019 |   Dan Chenok, John M. Kamensky & Mark A. Abramson

The Governance of Public Contracts in Public-Private Partnerships

08/04/2019 |   Editorial office

Tamyko Ysa wins best paper award from Emerald Publishing

08/04/2019 |   Editorial office


Why philosophical knowledge matters for Public Administration

08/04/2019 |   Edoardo Ongaro

The argument put forward in this article is that philosophical knowledge may enable a deeper understanding of key issues in public governance, public administrative system, and public services. Bringing philosophical knowledge into public administration – far from representing a retreat in the Ivory Tower - is of the utmost practical significance.

Knowledge-Driven Governance: An Alternative Model to Resolve Collective Action Dilemmas

08/04/2019 |   Lihua Yang

The collective action dilemma or social dilemma is central to studies of public and social governance as well as to many social and other sciences such as: Political Science; Public Administration; Economics; Sociology; Business Management; Environmental Management.

Can We Really Know Anything in an Era of Fake News? How to Retool Data to Speak Truth through the Fog

08/04/2019 |   Donald F. Kettl

American President Donald Trump has created a tsunami of labeling things he disagrees with as “fake news.” But it is neither an American nor a new phenomenon. A search in Google News for “fake news” produces more than 65 million hits, across the globe.

Transparency, integrity and lobbies

08/04/2019 |   Xavier Bernadí i Gil & Agustí Cerrillo i Martínez

The participation of lobbies or interest groups in the decision-making process of public administrations constitutes an important aspect of the democratic process insofar as these groups provide information and resources of great value to these public administrations, which in this way can make better decisions and design and implement more effective public policies.

Making Collaboration Work: How Complex Organisational Partnerships Succeed

08/04/2019 |   Susan Meyers Chandler

For the last few decades, public sector organisations, non-profits, community groups and businesses have been trying to come together and jointly strategise in creative ways to tackle issues that are beyond any individual organisation’s own responsibilities, boundary or borders.


5th Observatory on Public-Private Partnerships in Health and Social Policies

08/04/2019 |   Editorial office

The PARTNERS Programme presented the Observatory, a joint initiative undertaken with La Unió.

Innovating in the Quality of Public-Sector Spending: The Experience of Fira de Barcelona

08/04/2019 |   Editorial office

The PARTNERS Program held the meeting, organized in collaboration with Everis.

The equality agenda. Good public sector practices

08/04/2019 |   Editorial office

ESADE-PwC Public Sector Observatory.

“Biomedical research as an economic, health and professional development driver”

08/04/2019 |   Editorial office

Master class delivered by Dr. Manel Esteller at the graduation ceremony of the 15th promotion of the Executive Master in Public Administration (EMPA).

Guided tour of the Sagrada Família

08/04/2019 |   Editorial office

The ESADE Alumni Public Management Club extended an invitation to take you on a guided tour of the Sagrada Família with Jordi Faulí, director and coordinator of the construction team.

Guided tour of the Renfe traffic control centre

08/04/2019 |   Editorial office

The ESADE Alumni Public Management Club held another event to learn first-hand about how public sector works and the services it provides.

Big Challenge - The New Global Role of the United States: Has U.S. foreign policy reached a point of no return?

08/04/2019 |   Editorial office

With Christopher Hill & Javier Solana.

Big Challenge - Quo vadis, America?

08/04/2019 |   Editorial office

With David Wasserman & Angel Saz-Carranza.

Niall Ferguson at ESADE: ‘Facebook ads are the most powerful tools in the history of democracy’

08/04/2019 |   Editorial office

Stanford professor Niall Ferguson analysed the impact of social networks on society, accompanied by ESADEgov lecturer Angel Saz-Carranza. The event was chaired by Koldo Echebarría, ESADE Director General and ESADEgov Professor, and Ana Cebrián, on behalf of the Fundación Rafael del Pino.


Multi-level Governance and the Digital Revolution: Canadian Perspectives

08/04/2019 |   Davide P. Cargnello & Maryantonett Flumian

In Canada, as elsewhere, the governance landscape is changing dramatically as powerful new technologies – and the distinctly digital culture they facilitate – catalyse a period of social transformation with deep political and governance-related implications.


Carlos Losada and Joat Henrich: the video “Justice: What’s the Right Thing to Do? The Moral Side of Murder”

08/04/2019 |   Carlos Losada & Joat Henrich

With Michael Sandel, Harvard University.


Recent Articles in Leading Journals by ESADEgov Authors

08/04/2019 |   Editorial office

Articles by Ryan Federo, Angel Saz-Carranza, Manuel Férez, Benard Ngoye, Tamyko Ysa, Marc Esteve & Susanna Salvador.

Recent Papers Presented in Leading Conferences by ESADEgov Authors

08/04/2019 |   Editorial office

Papers by Francisco Longo, Mònica Reig, Angel Saz-Carranza, Ryan Federo & Carlos Losada.

Book chapter: Saz Carranza, A., Salvador Iborra, S. & Albareda Sanz, A. (2018). The Power Dynamics of Mandated Network Administrative Organizations

08/04/2019 |   Editorial office

Book chapter: Saz Carranza, A., Salvador Iborra, S. & Albareda Sanz, A. (2018). The Power Dynamics of Mandated Network Administrative Organizations. In Coen, D. & Pegram, T. (Eds.), Global Governance II (pp. 449-462). London; New York: Routledge.

“Key aspects of city business models": results of the European research project mySMARTlife, focused on energy efficiency

08/04/2019 |   Editorial office

Recommendations are made to adopt ESCO (Energy Service Company) type business models, as well as to make grants available to low-income property owners through a single point of contact with them (customer interface).

A New PhD thesis by an ESADEgov candidate

08/04/2019 |   Editorial office

Benard Ngoye (2018), An institutional logics perspective on the implementation of performance measurement systems in the public sector. Co-supervised by Dr.Tamyko Ysa and Dr. Vicenta Sierra.

ESADEgov Research Group in Leadership and Innovation in Public Management (GLIGP) Receives a Beatriu de Pinos Postdoctoral Fellowship

08/04/2019 |   Editorial office

Giovanni Gruni, PhD in international economic law from the University of Oxford, joins ESADE.

Visiting professor stays for Manel Peiró, Tamyko Ysa and Angel Saz-Carranza

08/04/2019 |   Editorial office

At the McDonough School of Georgetown University and the School of Government of Victoria University.


Managing Change and Innovation in Public Service Organisations

27/03/2006 |   Stephen Osborne & Kerry Brown

Can public services change? Is it possible for public service organisations to be innovative? These questions are at the core of Managing Change and Innovation in Public Service Organisations. Common perceptions remain that public services are resistant to change and that innovation is the sole province of the private, for-profit sector. The possibility of public service organisations embarking on successful change programmes and establishing effective systems for promoting innovation forms the basis of the proposition for this research endeavour.


Links to other interesting international bulletins

08/04/2019 |   Editorial Office


Welcome to PUBLIC !

01/12/2018 |   Koldo Echebarría

I am delighted to present the e-bulletin published by ESADE's Center for Public Governance. This newsletter will create a forum for ideas, dissemination, training, and debate with regard to public management.

Welcome to the ESADE Center for Public Governance (ESADEgov) !

03/09/2018 |   Mònica Reig

The ESADE Center for Public Governance consists of a group of experts in government and public sector organisations. Created in 1993, the IGDP has served to consolidate the experience already accumulated by ESADE since the 1980s when it began its initial endeavours in the public management field. Since then, more than 2,000 public leaders and managers have participated in the numerous activities organised, and the extensive research, books, conferences, scientific articles, case studies and other material published attest to ESADEgov members' academic activity.

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01/06/2019 |   Editorial Office

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