Not all public problems are created equal.
Some public problems are like clocks – they are structural and can be diagnosed and solved, while others are like clouds – they are more dynamic and can only be addressed in better and worse ways.
This talk looks at various kinds of public problems and explores the ways that we can work to address both clock problems and cloud problems.
Tina Nabatchi’s reearch is focused on how citizen participation and collaborative governance creates positive results. Much of her works also focuses on the challenges that are faced in public administration.