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Innovation in the Public Sector

The PUBLIN RESEARCH PROJECT

University College Cork Department of Government

The Department of Government is the Irish national representative for the Publin Research Project on public sector innovation supported by the EU Fifth Framework Programme.

Publin researchers from 17 countries throughout Europe study policy learning and technical and administrative innovation in the public sector to gain a better understanding of behavioural changes, learning processes involved in the implementation of new and improved technologies in public organisations.

Innovation in policy-making organisations, regulatory agencies, and public enterprises are studied with consideration given to cultural traits, politics, management, networks, cooperation, entrepreneurship, and evaluation. Special attention is given to policy learning and its affects on innovation, including the effect of policy decisions on innovation in the public sector.

More info rmation about the PUBLIN Project is available at http://www.step.no/publin/

THE IRISH PUBLIC PROJECT

In Ireland, Publin is developing key case studies regarding public sector innovation. In particular, innovation in  

PENSION POLICY & REFORM (m.considine@ucc.ie for more info rmation)

HOME HEALTH CARE (jb@ucc.ie for more info rmation)

CONFERENCE ON INNOVATION

22-24 September 2004 at UCC.

For more information and Paper Call click here

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