Behaviour Change and The Wellbeing of Future Generations Act have featured a lot for me over the last 12 months.
Here is something I wrote in an attempt to bring the two together.
There is a lot more to it than this than 1000 words will allow, and more posts will follow.
Title wise, I think I should have called it:
“Hyperbolic Discounting and the WFG Act, Living in Interesting Times”.
Behaviour Change of both the public and public services was a recurring theme in discussions at our event on The Future of Governance: Effective decision making for current and future generations. In this post, Chris Bolton looks at the challenges ahead and how we can get to grips with them.
“The real problem isn’t creating the vision for the future, it’s leaving where we are now…”
I’m not sure who said that, it might be a combination of several things I’ve read and heard over the last few months, in which case, I’m happy to claim it.
Key to the success (and the biggest problem) of the Wellbeing of Future Generations (WFG) Act are the very carefully thought Five Ways of Working (long term; integration; collaboration; involvement; and preventative). They all describe something that most people with a disposition towards a civilised society would find hard to disagree with…
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