Ledelse af innovation i den offentlige sektor: Kommunal affaldshåndtering som en del af noget større

  • René Nesgaard Nielsen Aalborg Universitet
Nøgleord: Innovation, Offentlig sektor, Ledelse

Resumé

Den offentlige sektor står over for mange og store udfordringer i det 21. århundrede, og der kan argumenteres for, at innovation skal være en del af svaret på disse udfordringer. I denne artikel fremdrages forskellige bud fra den eksisterende litteratur på, hvordan innovation kan initieres og ledes i den offentlige sektor. Artiklen indeholder også en case om en ny og innovativ tilgang til kommunal affaldshåndtering, og når denne case sammenholdes med de grundlæggende teoretiske perspektiver fra litteraturen, så viser analysen, at den konkrete innovationsproces mest hensigtsmæssigt kan ses som værende en del af et større og komplekst system, hvori mange aktører, delelementer og delprocesser har været relevante og spillet en rolle. Dette bliver diskuteret yderligere i slutningen af artiklen sammen med nogle af de heraf afledte konsekvenser for ledelse af innovation i den offentlige sektor.  

Forfatterbiografi

René Nesgaard Nielsen, Aalborg Universitet
René Nesgaard Nielsen er ph.d. og lektor ved Institut for Økonomi og Ledelse på Aalborg Universitet. Forfatteren ønsker at takke Preben Melander samt en anonym reviewer for gode kommentarer og forslag til forbedringer af en tidligere version af artiklen.

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Publiceret
2020-05-18