Book Review: Innovation and Culture in Public Services-The Case of Independent Living-By Steven Demello & Peder Furseth, 2016

  •  Mohamad Buheji    


Public service is very important for any society development. One can see the role of the mature governments innovation in creating what is called developed and developing nations. Therefore, innovation and management of change experts see that this innovation starts with addressing cultural dynamical needs. The scope of this dynamic need or challenge that was defined by Demello and Furseth (2016) is the capacity to support “Independent Living”. This innovation requires also a deep understanding the essence of public service development needs through linking the keywords that reflects the standard of living with the changes in demographics and socio-economic challenges.

“Innovation and Culture in Public Sector” targets to address a growing trend toward innovation in public services and thus to establish specific points of integration between public and private entities that would ensure unique delivered outcomes. The book aims to improve the ability to innovate successfully in large-scale public/private endeavors that would create governments that targets to create inspiration waves for its targeted communities, Buheji (2016). 

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  • Issn(Print): 1918-7173
  • Issn(Onlne): 1918-7181
  • Started: 2009
  • Frequency: quarterly

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