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Fads, fashions and community-based organisation

Fads, fashions and community-based organisation

We have witnessed numerous big ideas on community, regeneration, and place come and go with mixed and frequently transitory impact. The notion of the Big Society is the latest in a long line of such initiatives. From the point of view of community enterprises and other third sector organisations, the Big Society – like many… Read more

Public sector dinosaur?

Public sector dinosaur?

In the second part of his blog, Neil Stott, Chief Executive of Keystone Development Trust and Executive Director, Centre for Social Innovation at Cambridge Judge Business School, says the public sector could play a key role in encouraging enterprise. When you read about entrepreneurship and innovation, it is easy to become captivated by stories of… Read more

Public enterprise

Public enterprise

The public sector doesn’t always get great press but, says Neil Stott, Chief Executive of Keystone Development Trust and Executive Director, Centre for Social Innovation at Cambridge Judge Business School, it just might surprise you. Bureaucratic. Risk averse. Wasteful. Sometimes it seems no one has a good word to say about the public sector. And… Read more