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Author Steelman, Toddi A.
Title Implementing innovation : fostering enduring change in environmental and natural resource governance / Toddi A. Steelman.
Imprint Washington, DC : Georgetown University Press, 2010.

Author Steelman, Toddi A.
Series Public management and change series
Public management and change.
Subject Environmental policy -- United States.
Conservation of natural resources -- Government policy -- United States.
Forest policy -- United States.
Soil management -- Government policy -- United States.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 216 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Contents; Illustrations; Preface; Abbreviations; Chapter 1 Innovation, Implementation, and Institutions; Chapter 2 The Evolution of Environmentaland Natural Resource Governance; Chapter 3 Aligning InstitutionalCharacteristics; Chapter 4 Intermittent Alignment ofInstitutional Characteristics; Chapter 5 Misalignment ofInstitutional Characteristics; Chapter 6 Fostering Enduring Change; Index.
Summary Over the past three decades, governments at the local, state, and federal levels have undertaken a wide range of bold innovations, often in partnership with nongovernmental organizations and communities, to try to address their environmental and natural resource management tasks. Many of these efforts have failed. Innovations, by definition, are transitory. How, then, can we establish new practices that endure? Toddi A. Steelman argues that the key to successful and long-lasting innovation must be a realistic understanding of the challenges that face it. She examines three case studiesuland ma.
ISBN 9781589016705 (electronic bk.)
158901670X (electronic bk.)
1589016270 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9781589016279 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9781589016279 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 650310488
Additional Format Print version: Steelman, Toddi A. Implementing innovation. Washington, DC : Georgetown University Press, 2010 9781589016279 (DLC) 2009024525 (OCoLC)403864457

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