– what would you do if your organisational head said, “Think Yes” in everything you do? In this blog from July 2015 Claire Bynner and Ken Gibb describe the experiences of housing officers from Glasgow Housing Association following their new chief executive’s approach to leadership – “Think Yes” in everything you do?
What does ‘place’ offer to public service development? in this blog from December 2016 What Works Scotland’s Claire Bynner examines the role of place-based approaches – what works and what doesn’t.
Dr Claire Bynner from What Works Scotland writes about complexity and shares some of the highlights from the Social Research Association’s 2016 annual conference. She discusses how we might bridge the gap between complexity and simplicity.
Claire Bynner, Oliver Escobar and Wendy Faulkner describe a What Works Scotland project to create a training course that would develop and cascade skills in facilitative leadership.
Mini-biographies of two of the research associates when they started working for What Works Scotland in the case study areas, West Dunbartonshire and Glasgow.
What Works Scotland’s Ken Gibb and Claire Bynner reflect on starting work with West Dunbartonshire Council as one of our What Works Scotland case study partners. The blog looks at key challenges and shifting to an integrated preventative agenda.
Claire Bynner, research associate at What Works Scotland, reflects on a seminar held by What Works Scotland on 25 March 2015 on the economics of prevention, specifically on community planning partnerships and health.
Claire Bynner, What Works Scotland research associate, considers what increasing diversity means for local areas and what local government and community planning partnerships (CPPs) can do to support the settlement of new migrants.
Report and executive summary of the Syrian Resettlement Programme of West Dunbartonshire Community Planning Partnership (CPP) which looks at the individuals’ experiences and the processes and structures implemented by the CPP and its agencies.
This workshop is focused deepening our understanding of the experiences and challenges faced by refugees who have resettled in Scotland. It will share the findings from two new What Works Scotland research reports which look at how public services are responding to meeting the needs of refugees and asylum seekers.