Coronavirus (7) – Groupthink by Governments and Health Authorities

When we proposed in the first blog post about coronavirus that the slow reaction and lax attitude of institutions can partly be explained by the phenomenon of groupthink, we could not imagine that later on groupthink would assume an even more dominant role in tackling the crisis. In the beginning, warnings about an emergent pandemic …

Creative Policy Analysis

Classical rational policy analysis and interactive policymaking are basically reactive concepts. An innovative policy can only come about if policymakers redefine themselves as designers instead of problem solvers.