Fostering Innovation in Public Services
Posted: 18 Jan 2005
Innovation is essential to the improvement of public services; it is not an optional luxury but needs to be institutionalized as a deep value. This article presents a framework for thinking and action to foster higher levels of successful innovation in the public sector. The major barriers to innovation in the public sector are identified. Finally, some immediate and practical steps which government departments and public service organizations could take to foster innovation are described.
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