In ongoing research I am exploring the extent to which the ‘Scottish Approach to Policy-Making’ has led to significant change in practice. In doing so I hope to highlight some key lessons for future development.
Earlier this year I tried to bribe an official. Actually, I didn’t really. But this was how it was construed. The experience made me think a lot about bureaucracy, process, control and leadership.
Understanding how politics affects practice is key to understanding public administration. This is our version of ‘from farm to plate’.