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Risky business—reconceptualizing risk and innovation in public services

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  • Sophie Flemig
  • Stephen Osborne
  • Tony Kinder

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This paper explores the relationship between risk and innovation in public services, presenting the state of the literature across different disciplines and the academic and policy literature. It suggests a novel framework to approach risk, emphasising the importance of differentiating between different types of risk and risk management. The paper offers a typology of risk types and management approaches that indicates different effects on the type of public service innovation. It concludes by considering the implications for theory and practice.

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  • Sophie Flemig & Stephen Osborne & Tony Kinder, 2016. "Risky business—reconceptualizing risk and innovation in public services," Public Money & Management, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 36(6), pages 425-432, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:pubmmg:v:36:y:2016:i:6:p:425-432
    DOI: 10.1080/09540962.2016.1206751
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    1. Signe Phil-Thingvad & Kurt Klaudi Klausen, 2019. "Managing The Implementation Of Innovation Strategies In Public Service Organisation — How Managers May Support Employees Innovative Work Behaviour," International Journal of Innovation Management (ijim), World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., vol. 24(04), pages 1-29, December.
    2. Yanwei Li & Araz Taeihagh & Martin De Jong, 2018. "The Governance of Risks in Ridesharing: A Revelatory Case from Singapore," Energies, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 11(5), pages 1-21, May.

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