Creating public value in the policy advice role
In this article I explore Mark Moore’s public value approach as a possible theoretical framework to help manage this tension in ways that are creative, rather than frustrating and destructive. I offer it as a personal reflection ‘from the front line’, as a stimulus to more systematic development of public value theory in relation to the policy advice role in New Zealand."
Dr David Bromell is a Principal Advisor and acting Chief Policy Advisor in the Ministry of Social Development. He lectures in the School of Government, Victoria University of Wellington, and is a Senior Associate of the Institute for Governance and Policy Studies.
This article was first published in Policy Quarterly – Volume 8, Issue 4 – November 2012