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Public and private features of innovation

Hartley, Jean (2013). Public and private features of innovation. In: Osborne, Stephen P. and Brown, Louise eds. Handbook of Innovation in Public Services. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, pp. 44–59.

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[About the book]

Innovation is a core issue for public services and is a key element of public services reform - particularly in this age of austerity where policy makers urge the need to 'innovate to do more with less'. This comprehensive and accessible Handbook explores the potential for creating efficient and effective public services. Leading researchers from across the globe review state-of-the-art in research on innovation in public services, providing an overview of key issues from a multi-disciplinary perspective. Topics explored include: context for innovation in public services and public service reform; managerial change challenges; ICT and e-government; and collaboration and networks. The theory is underpinned by seven wide-ranging case studies of innovation in practice. Taking the field forward and providing a baseline for future research, this highly unique and original Handbook will prove essential reading for academics, researchers, students, policymakers and practitioners across the fields of innovation, public policy, social policy and public management.

Item Type: Book Section
Copyright Holders: 2013 Stephen P. Osborne and Louise Brown
ISBN: 1-84980-974-7, 978-1-84980-974-0
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Business and Law (FBL) > Business > Department for Public Leadership and Social Enterprise
Faculty of Business and Law (FBL) > Business
Faculty of Business and Law (FBL)
Research Group: Innovation, Knowledge & Development research centre (IKD)
Item ID: 36942
Depositing User: Beryl Ridgway
Date Deposited: 22 Mar 2013 09:07
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2018 10:14
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