Presentation on theme: "“Reshaping Public Services – one leaders perspective” Tony Oakman – Stoke-on-Trent City Council 17 th October 2013."— Presentation transcript:
“Reshaping Public Services – one leaders perspective” Tony Oakman – Stoke-on-Trent City Council 17 th October 2013
You wouldn’t design it like this ?
1.How do we resize and rebalance geo- cake ? 2.How do we create sustainable solutions ? 3.How do we mange risk and better allow innovative solutions ?
Bricoleur Approach In her book Life on the Screen (1995), Sherry Turkle discusses the concept of bricolage as it applies to problem solving in code projects and workspace productivity. She advocates the "bricoleur style" of programming as a valid and under examined alternative to what she describes as the conventional structured "planner" approach. In this style of coding, the programmer works without an exhaustive preliminary specification, opting instead for a step-by-step growth and re-evaluation process. “Life on the ScreenSherry Turkle
“The bricoleur resembles the painter who stands back between brushstrokes, looks at the canvas, and only after this contemplation, decides what to do next." Bricoleur Approach
Personal Leadership Learning 1.Letting go – and being less solution orientated. 2.Need for greater appetite for risk. 3.Asking more questions than providing answers. 4.Vertical integration – not top down. 5.Suspension of rules conditions (in part). 6.Suspension of set destination point – no manual. 7.Perseverance self/ partners / stakeholders. 8.Learning to cope / deal with total ambivalence – holding nerve. 9.Authentic Messaging – optimism /reality 10.Intelligent Application of new and old