Innovation capacity in the public sector: A framework for comparative analysis

Jenny M Lewis, Lykke Margot Ricard

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This article examines the innovation capacity of municipal
governments by examining their innovation environments –
governance structures, social networks and leadership qualities. An
empirical study of this has been recently completed through a
survey of politicians and senior administrators in Denmark
(Copenhagen), the Netherlands (Rotterdam), Spain (Barcelona) and
Scotland (West Lothian, which borders Edinburgh). The article
outlines a framework for the comparative analysis of the four
TitelCommonwealth Governance Handbook 2014/15
RedaktørerAndrew Robertson, Jade Fell, Kate Bystrova
ForlagNexus Strategic Partnerships
Publikationsdato5 maj 2015
KapitelExcellence in public service: delivery and reform
AnsøgerCommonwealth Secretariat
ISBN (Trykt)978-1-908609-15-1
StatusUdgivet - 5 maj 2015


  • Innovation
  • public innovation
  • governance
  • social innovation
  • Network and Network Analysis
  • Public Service
  • public leadership

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