Volume 17, Issue 1, 2012

Special Issue

Collaborative Innovation in the Public Sector

Edited by Eva Sørensen and Jacob Torfing

Roskilde University, Denmark

1. Introduction: Collaborative innovation in the public sector, by Eva Sørensen and Jacob Torfing, Roskilde University, Denmark

Peer-Reviewed Papers:

2. Strategic and everyday innovative narratives, Translating ideas into everyday life in organizations, by Anne Reff Pedersen and Mette Brehm Johansen, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark

3. Public policy, intermediaries and innovation system performance, A comparative analysis of Quebec and Ontario, by Angelo Dossou-Yovo, Université du Québec à Chicoutimi and Diane-Gabrielle Tremblay, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada

4. Powering collaborative policy innovation: Can innovation labs help?, by Helle Vibeke Carstensen, Ministry of Taxation, Denmark and Christian Bason, MindLab, Denmark

5. Producing synergy in collaborations: A successful hospital case study, by Lise Corwin, J. Hope Corbin and Maurice B. Mittelmark, University of Bergen, Norway

6. Drivers and barriers of public innovation in crime prevention, by Peter Aagaard, Roskilde University, Denmark

7. Stewards, mediators, and catalysts: Toward a model of collaborative leadership, by Christopher Ansell, University of California, and Alison Gash, University of Oregon, USA

8. Barriers to credible innovations: Collaborative regional governance in the Netherlands, by Tamara Metze, Tilburg University, and Melika Levelt, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

9. Measuring the accountability of collaborative innovation, by Eva Sørensen, Roskilde University, Denmark

Book Reviews:

10. Networks, Innovation and Public Policy: Politicians, Bureaucrats and the Pathway to Change inside Government, by Considine, Lewis and Alexander, reviewed by Robyn Keast, Queensland University of Technology, Australia.

11. Innovation in the Public Sector: Linking Capacity and Leadership, by Bekkers, Edelenbos and Steijn (Eds), reviewed by Karl Löfgren, Roskilde University

Resources on Collaborative Governance


Published March 20 2012

Last updated: February 13 2021