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Mark Moore

Professor of Public Management
Office Address
124 Mount Auburn St. 200N-234

This course will develop and teach the core concepts of strategic public management as they have been developed and taught at the Kennedy School over three decades. The key ideas include the concept of public value, the strategic triangle, methods of political engagement that can build legitimacy and support for a public value proposition, the design of operational methods for deploying the collectively owned assets of the state to achieve desired results, and the creation and deployment of networks of capacity to deal with problems that cut across organizational and sector lines. The distinctive contribution of this course is to provide an integrative framework that can combine different pieces of management into a coherent whole designed especially for government managers who face turbulent, and problematic economic, social, and political conditions that will require them to innovate in large and small ways. Because this is an experiment and an effort to use student feedback to develop the materials in a way that would be useful for large scale distribution, the course will be limited to a small number of students who are both familiar with and have a strong interest in the ideas associated with Public Value.