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Policy Entrepreneurs in Government Agencies

   Introduction: Government Executive 
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 The Demand

The Senior Executive Service is inhabited by policy entrepreneurs whose reward is in their historical accounts—not their bank accounts.

We  read with interest each year the recipients of the Schwab Foundation, an affiliate of the World Economic Forum,  awards for social entrepreneurs. Without a doubt they make a very meaningful contribution to society. However, with very few exceptions and unlike the programs developed by the policy  entrepreneurs in governmental agencies, all the participants in the program are winners and there are no losers (adversely impacted individuals).