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Hajime IsozakiPhD Candidate

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Centre

Centre for Change Governance

Organisation

Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis at the University of Canberra

Research Interests

Innovation Management; Institutional and Program Design; Governance in the Digital Age; Public Management

THESIS TOPIC

"Pathways to Innovation: Learning and Materializing Policy Innovation in Contemporary Society"

THESIS DESCRIPTION

The thesis aims to probe into the relationship between new technology and policy innovation. Through delving into the processes in which programs towards innovations are undertaken and operated, it is intended to reveal the critical enabling and limiting factors which promote or hinder policy innovations.

SUPERVISORY PANEL

Dr Max Halupka (primary supervisor) Professor Mark Evans (secondary supervisor)

bio/cv

Hajime Isozaki is a PhD candidate at the Centre of Change Governance at UC-IGPA. Prior to joining IGPA, he worked as a civil servant in the Japanese Government, mainly in areas related to various governance issues such as organizational design and improvement of the PDCA cycle.

Qualifications:

  • MSc in Policy and Public Administration, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK
  • Master of Policy and Planning Science, University of Tsukuba, Japan
  • Bachelor of Law, Kyoto University, Japan

 

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