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Title Innovation in public sector services : entrepreneurship, creativity and management / edited by Paul Windrum, Per Koch
Imprint Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, 2008
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 Euro-Am Studies Lib  352.367 In67 2008    AVAILABLE  -  30500101315912
Descript xi, 251 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Innovation and entrepreneurship in public services / Paul Windrum -- New Public Management and cultural change: the case of UK public sector project sponsors as leaders / Mark Hall, Robin Holt -- Structure, size and reform of the public sector in Europe / Andrés Maroto, Luis Rubalcaba -- Survey of research on health sector innovation / Faridah Djellal, Faïz Gallouj -- The adoption and diffusion of technological and organizational innovations in a Spanish hospital / Manuel García-Goñi -- Health innovation processes at the public-private interface / Andrea Mina, Ronnie Ramlogan -- Innovation dynamics in hospitals: applied case studies in French hospitals / Faridah Djellal, Faïz Gallouj -- Patient-centred diabetes education in the UK / Paul Windrum -- Providing care to the elderly: political advocacy, innovation models and entrepreneurship in Oslo / Helge Godø -- Learning to innovate in a transition country: developing quality standards for elderly residential care in Slovakia / Katarina Staron̆ová, L'udmila Maliková -- Conclusions: Public innovation and entrepreneurship / Paul Windrum.
This book provides a taxonomy of various forms of innovation found in the public sector. The nature and drivers of entrepreneurship, creativity, and management in the public sector are explored via econometric studies of public sector innovation across the EU. Six case studies are also used to examine innovation and the roles played by policy entrepreneurs and service entrepreneurs in health and social service innovations
Subject Public administration
Organizational change
Technological innovations
Alt Author Windrum, Paul, 1966-
Koch, Per M
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