Innovation in the Public Sector: Linking Capacity and Leadership (Governance and Public Management)

Innovation in the Public Sector: Linking Capacity and Leadership (Governance and Public Management)

By: Bram Steijn (editor), Jurian Edelenbos (editor), Victor Bekkers (editor)Paperback

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Addresses issues relevant to an understanding of the innovation journeys on which public organizations have embarked. If public innovation is defined as a necessary condition for establishing meaningful interactions between the government and society what are the relevant issues that may explain successful processes and forms of public innovation?

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DAMON ALEXANDER is Research Fellow in the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Melbourne, Australia VICTOR BEKKERS is Professor of Public Policy at the Department of Public Administration of Erasmus University Rotterdam and Director of the Center for Public Innovation, the Netherlands MARK CONSIDINE is Professor and Director at the Centre for Public Policy, Departement of Political Science, University of Melbourne, Australia. JURIAN EDELENBOS is Professor of Water Governance at the Department of Public Administration at Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands LARS FUGLSANG is Associate Professor in social sciences at the Department of Communication, Business and Information Technologies at Roskilde University, Denmark. ERNST TEN HEUVELHOF is Professor of Public Administration at Delft University of Technology and the Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands. TARMO KALVET is Senior Research Fellow of Technology Governance at the Departement of Public Administration at Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia. RAINER KATTEL is Professor of Innovation Policy and Technology Governance at Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia JOOP KOPPENJAN is Professor of Public Administration at the Faculty of Social Sciences of the Erasmas Univerity of Rotterdam, the Netherlands MARTIJN LEIJTEN is Assistant Professor of Organization and Management at the Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management of Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands. VEIKO LEMBER, Ph.D., is a Research Fellow at the Department of Public Administration,Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia. JENNY LEWIS is Professor of Public Administration and Public Policy in the Department of Society and Globalisation, Roskilde University, Denmark, and the School of Social and Political Sciences, the University of Melbourne, Australia PAULINE MEURS is professor in Health Care Governance at the institute of Health Policy and Management at Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands MIRKO NOORDEGRAAF is Professor of Public Management at the Utrecht School of Governance (USG), Utrecht University, the Netherlands. JOHN STORM PEDERSEN is Associate Professor at Department of Society and Globalisation, Roskilde University, Denmark CHRISTOPHER POLLITT is BOF/ZAP Research Professor of Public Management at the Public Management Institute, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium. He is also Editor-in-Chief of the International Review of Administrative Sciences. TIINA RANDMA-LIIV is Professor of Public Management and Policy at Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia FILIP DE RYNCK is Professor of Public Administration at the Faculty of Business Administration and Public Administration at University College Ghent, Belgium WILMA VAN DER SCHEER is Researcher at the Institute of Health Policy and Management at Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands BRAM STEIJN is Professor of HRM in de Public Sector at the Department of Public Administration at Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands WIJNAND VEENEMAN is associate professor Organization and Management at Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands. JORIS VOETS is Senior Researcher at the Public Management Institute at K.U. Leuven and Programme Coordinator of the Policy Research Centre on Governmental Organization in Flanders (Belgium). HAIKO VAN DER VOORT is a teaching professor at the department of Policy, Organization, Law and Gaming, Faculty Technology, Policy and Management of Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands

Contents

Linking Innovation to the Public Sector: Contexts, Concepts and Challenges; V.Bekkers; J.Edelenbos & B.Steijn Innovation in the Public Sector: An Introductionary Over view; C.Pollit How Common Is Public Sector Innovation and How Similar IS IT to Private Sector Innovation; L.Fuglsang & J.S.Pedersen Small States, Innovation and Administrative Capacity; R.Kattel, T.Randma-Liiv & T.Kalvet Public Sector Innovation at the Urban Level: The Case of Public Procurement; V.Lember, T.Kalvet & R.Kattel Innovation Inside Government: The Importance of Networks; J.M.Lewis, M.Considine & D.Alexander Competing Values in the Management of Innovative Projects: The Case of the RandstadRail Project; H.van der Voort, J.Koppenjan, E.ten Heuvelhof, M.Leijten & W.Veeneman Exploring the Innovative Capacity of Intergovernmental Network Managers: the Art of Boundary Scanning and Boundary Spanning; J.Voets & F.De Rynck Innovating entrepreneurship in health care: How health care executives perceive innovation and retain legitimacy; W.van der Scheer, M.Noordegraaf & P.Meurs An Innovative Public Sector? Embarking on the Innovation Journey; V.Bekkers, J.Edelenbos & B.Steijn

Product Details

  • publication date: 12/04/2011
  • ISBN13: 9781137472564
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 262
  • ID: 9781137472564
  • weight: 374
  • ISBN10: 1137472561

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