Abstract:This article uses strategy metaphors consisting of a plan, a home and a game to study government programme formation in Finland. The strategy approach both contradicts and complements the traditional political science approach to government formation, which has been strategic in the sense of separating the formulation and implementation parts of the strategy according to the principles of planning ideas. The adopted austerity policy provides a meagre contribution to the expansion of services and the increase i… Show more
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