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Social networks influence health behaviors: study (w/ Video)

Social networks influence health behaviors: study (w/ Video) | 21st Century Governance | Scoop.it
Scientists have long thought that social networks, which features many distant connections, or "long ties," produces large-scale changes most quickly.
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Sick public sector staff too busy to take time off, poll finds - LocalGov

Sick public sector staff too busy to take time off, poll finds - LocalGov | 21st Century Governance | Scoop.it
Working while ill is rife in the public sector with more than half of staff saying they are too busy to take time off, a new survey has found.
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Person to person platforms are the key to a person-centred culture

Person to person platforms are the key to a person-centred culture | 21st Century Governance | Scoop.it
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Is there a need for a specialist digital service for local government?

Is there a need for a specialist digital service for local government? | 21st Century Governance | Scoop.it
A recent Local Digital Campaign event debated the concept of a specialist digital service for local government with a select audience of chief executives, members, heads of IT, digital specialists, customer services and other council service heads.
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Report predicts six scenarios for local government in 2020

Report predicts six scenarios for local government in 2020 | 21st Century Governance | Scoop.it
Councils that fail to innovate and adapt to the tough funding climate will face a ‘slow and painful demise’ over the next five years, a new report has
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Report: councils should take the lead in nurturing ‘better business’

Report: councils should take the lead in nurturing ‘better business’ | 21st Century Governance | Scoop.it
Councils have been urged to ‘nudge or budge’ businesses into taking a more socially responsible stance.
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A soft landing: preparing your suppliers for budget cuts

A soft landing: preparing your suppliers for budget cuts | 21st Century Governance | Scoop.it
Local authorities can take steps to ease the pain for all concerned, says Baker Tilly’s Lindsey Cooper (A soft landing: preparing your suppliers for budget cuts | Advertorial | Local Government Chronicle: http://t.co/s5PhvLGoMe)...
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The digital overtake: How to stop staff and consumers leaving public sector ... - Business Technology

The digital overtake: How to stop staff and consumers leaving public sector ... - Business Technology | 21st Century Governance | Scoop.it
The digital overtake: How to stop staff and consumers leaving public sector ...Business TechnologyA strangely anachronistic scenario, it is a source of frustration that translates directly to lost productivity throughout the public sector.
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Decentralisation Decade

Will 2015-25 be a decentralisation decade for English local governance? Do local authorities have the capacity to take on further powers and responsibilities? What is the public appetite for decentralisation?
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Why I support the creation of a local government digital service - The Guardian

Why I support the creation of a local government digital service - The Guardian | 21st Century Governance | Scoop.it
The GuardianWhy I support the creation of a local government digital serviceThe GuardianOne map for all of local government would be better for customers (and probably cheaper). Extend that to service requests.
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When Citizens Bypass Government - Governing

When Citizens Bypass Government - Governing | 21st Century Governance | Scoop.it
When Citizens Bypass GovernmentGoverningLocal governments are facing new realities. Citizens' trust in government has declined, and financial constraints do not allow local governments to deliver all of the services their communities would like.
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Commissioners must collaborate, cooperate and coordinate to make it work, says new guide - Press releases - GOV.UK

Commissioners must collaborate, cooperate and coordinate to make it work, says new guide - Press releases - GOV.UK | 21st Century Governance | Scoop.it
Public Health England (PHE) has today launched a new guide to the commissioning of sexual health, reproductive health, and HIV services.
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Enfield tears up rules in radical attempt to ease housing problem

Enfield tears up rules in radical attempt to ease housing problem | 21st Century Governance | Scoop.it
Pushed into a corner by soaring prices, greedy landlords and a cap on benefits, one London council has embarked on a daring set of untested policies to provide more public housing
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WAVE, how collective ingenuity is changing the world

WAVE, how collective ingenuity is changing the world | 21st Century Governance | Scoop.it
Free exhibition in Paris, at Parc de La Villette, from 9/10/14 to 10/5/14 #ExpoWave
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At the Heart of New Ways of Working are Trusted Communities - Huffington Post

At the Heart of New Ways of Working are Trusted Communities - Huffington Post | 21st Century Governance | Scoop.it
A connected network knows no boundaries as it enables people internally and externally to connect around purpose and common needs and interests....
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It’s time the public, private and charitable sectors learned from each other

It’s time the public, private and charitable sectors learned from each other | 21st Century Governance | Scoop.it
Competition may have built our world, but it’s clear that we also need co-operation. We need to build partnerships between the three sectors
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Why councils must share data and focus on citizens - Computer Business Review

Why councils must share data and focus on citizens - Computer Business Review | 21st Century Governance | Scoop.it
Society of IT Management outlines approach for digital local government.
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Local Government Facts and Figures | LGIU: Local Government Information Unit

Local Government Facts and Figures | LGIU: Local Government Information Unit | 21st Century Governance | Scoop.it
@historykev @Tanni_GT they've extrapolated 'guesstimates' from a mere 6 local authorities...there are 468 in UK!! http://t.co/9cgw7hrKQI
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Fears of more 'disastrous' public sector cuts for Wales

Fears of more 'disastrous' public sector cuts for Wales | 21st Century Governance | Scoop.it
Sir Bob Kerslake said cuts would carry on regardless of which party or parties held power after next May’s general election, causing unions to express worries (RT @Wales_Politics: Fears of more 'disastrous' public sector cuts for Wales
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Citizens Leadership Academy teaches Norristown residents ins and outs of local ... - The Times Herald

Citizens Leadership Academy teaches Norristown residents ins and outs of local ... - The Times Herald | 21st Century Governance | Scoop.it
Citizens Leadership Academy teaches Norristown residents ins and outs of local ...The Times Herald“The (participants) are supportive of Norristown and think it's a good place,” said Beverley.
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NHS: Dozens of stressed doctors have already quit commissioning roles after just six months

NHS: Dozens of stressed doctors have already quit commissioning roles after just six months | 21st Century Governance | Scoop.it
Many have found they cannot cope with the extra bureaucracy involved with commissioning work while also looking after patients (NHS: Dozens of stressed doctors have already quit commissioning roles after just six months
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Parish councils can empower local communities, but we need more of them in cities

Parish councils can empower local communities, but we need more of them in cities | 21st Century Governance | Scoop.it
Parish councils, the lowest level of local government in the UK, tend to be synonymous with rural communities. But the government has taken steps to make it easier to create new councils, which hav...
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Placing trust in the future of co-creation

Placing trust in the future of co-creation | 21st Century Governance | Scoop.it
Consumers are an asset for innovation. Encouraging them to participate in co-creation has the potential to deliver far better solutions than businesses can achieve on their own.
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10 Need-to-Know Lessons for Government Innovation Teams

10 Need-to-Know Lessons for Government Innovation Teams | 21st Century Governance | Scoop.it
A new Bloomberg study of 20 civic tech groups around the world offers tips on how to institutionalize innovation into a working framework.
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How much does local government actually support small businesses? - Virgin.com

How much does local government actually support small businesses? - Virgin.com | 21st Century Governance | Scoop.it
There are 78,128 small firms currently doing business with local councils in England and Wales, according to research released today as part of the Centre for Entrepreneurs’ ‘Spend Small: the Local Authority Spend Index’.
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