Before Implementation

  • A. Michael Huberman
  • Matthew B. Miles
Part of the Environment, Development, and Public Policy book series (EDPP)


The 12 short stories presented in Chapter 2 provide a general idea of the course of the implementation process and its varied outcomes. Before we return to the details of implementation, we should describe the school contexts (the where of implementation) and the innovations (the what). Here is a short summary of the contexts in which implementation was to take place, and of the innovations that were about to enter, or to be developed in, those contexts.


Urban Sprawl Central Office District Office Implementation Requirement Accountability Pressure 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Michael Huberman
    • 1
  • Matthew B. Miles
    • 2
  1. 1.University of GenevaGenevaSwitzerland
  2. 2.Center for Policy ResearchNew YorkUSA

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