Relational Networks for the Open Innovation in the Italian Public Administration

  • A. Capriglione
  • N. Casalino
  • M. Draoli


The diffusion of collaborative principles and cognitive-strategic interactions for the innovation are phenomena that are not limited to private business contexts, but can also involve the public sector. The modernization action of the public administration (PA), in fact, gets through to a new innovation governance that puts to system resources, processes and actors, these last still too fragmented in their strategies and action models for interactive and collaborative innovation concept. Nevertheless, the full deployment of strategies and public politics inspired to the network innovation and open innovation logics requires appropriate conditions and the adoption of specific managerial tools [2]. This work try to evaluate the efficiency of a groupware as management tool to organize and manage inter-institutional networks, create participatory and collaborative conditions for innovation processes in public administrations. The research methodology is theoretical-deductive. The dissertation departs in fact from the enucleation of theories and general principles to come, through the integrated cases strategy which places emphasis on holistic main aspects of the case [13], to the empirical analysis of the experiences tested at DigitPA (ex CNIPA) and to the analysis of some innovation projects.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Università degli Studi di SalernoSalernoItaly
  2. 2.Università degli Studi Guglielmo MarconiRomeItaly
  3. 3.DigitPARomeItaly

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