Charlotte Wegener is conducting a PhD project at The Social and Health Care College in Silkeborg and Department of Communication, Aalborg University, Denmark. She studies collaborative innovation between colleges and workplaces in the field of elder care. Previously, she worked as a staff manager and consultant.
Public sector innovation: value creation or value loss?
This paper explores the value dimension of public innovation in the light of practitioners’ values and asks why there seems to be a clash between innovation imperatives and workplace practices in the public sector. The paper contributes to the research on public innovation from a practice perspective by providing evidence from an ethnographic field study