Public_Private Innovation Networks in Services

Public_Private Innovation Networks in Services

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A”For too long the prevalent view has been that the public and private sectors differ dramatically when it comes to innovation. This book takes a radically different tack, not as a rhetorical stance, but as the basis for fruitful empirical analysis. The studies here show that public service organizations and their leaders can be innovative in their own right. The contributions made here provide insights that will productively inform future research and practice.A• A Ian Miles, University of Manchester, UK This book is devoted to the study of publicAprivate innovation networks in services (ServPPINs). These are a new type of innovation network which have rapidly developed in service economies. ServPPINs are collaborations between public and private service organizations, their objective being the development of new and improved services which encompass both technological and non-technological innovations. The book presents in-depth empirical research from different service sectors across Europe in order to explore the nature of these publicAprivate collaborations. It elucidates the processes of formation, entrepreneurship and management, the types of innovations ServPPINs generate, and the nature of the public policies required to support them. This multidisciplinary book will appeal to academics and students in economics, management, and the sociology of services and innovation. Managers in the public and private service sector and public authorities will also find much to interest them.OECD (2005b), Oslo Manual. Guidelines ... Work, OECDa€“World Bank Conference on Innovation and Growth, 18a€“19 November, Paris, available at http:/ / 60/17/41709674.pdf (accessed 25 May 2012). ... A Review of Key Evidence and Policy Issues, Final report, Brussels: INNOVA Innovation Watch.

Title:Public_Private Innovation Networks in Services
Author:Fa´z Gallouj, Luis Rubalcaba, Paul Windrum
Publisher:Edward Elgar Publishing - 2013-01-01


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