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About this book
This volume discusses the importance of adopting entrepreneurial and innovation practices in the public sector, as mechanisms for detecting, dealing with and including citizens’ social needs, with a reflection on positive determination of their quality of life. It focuses on critical reflection and rethinking the articulation between the dimensions of transformation – entrepreneurship and innovation – of New Public Management (NPM). In this way the book contributes to deepening knowledge about the implications of this change in the organizational paradigm of the public sector for citizens’ quality of life, which is treated multi-dimensionally here, including citizens’ well-being, purchasing power, happiness, trust, safety, experience and satisfaction.
The volume constitutes a reference guide for decision makers, managers and policy makers engaged in the public sector who want to differentiate their performance by fostering entrepreneurial and innovative practices in the scope of public administration that can enhance citizens’ quality of life. This volume is also a reference guide for scholars, policy makers and practitioners interested on public innovation.
Public Entrepreneurship and Quality of Life Measuring Perceived Quality of Life The Transformative Role of Universities Transparency in Open Administrations Public Management in Brazil Government Management Innovations New Public Management (NPM) Public Administration and Entrepreneurship State of the Art on International Policy Promoting Citizen's Quality of Life Simplification Administrative Procedures Innovations in the Public Sector
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- DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-32091-5
- Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
- Publisher Name Springer, Cham
- eBook Packages Social Sciences
- Print ISBN 978-3-319-32090-8
- Online ISBN 978-3-319-32091-5
- Series Print ISSN 2213-994X
- Series Online ISSN 2213-9958
- About this book