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Guardians of Public Value

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ISBN: 9783030517014 Year: Pages: 353 DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-51701-4 Language: English
Publisher: Springer Nature
Subject: Political Science --- Education
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This open access book presents case studies of twelve organisations which the public have come to view as institutions. From the BBC to Doctors Without Borders, from the Amsterdam Concertgebouw Orchestra to CERN, this volume examines how some organisations rise to prominence and remain in high public esteem through changing and challenging times. It builds upon the scholarly tradition of institutional scholarship pioneered by Philip Selznick, and highlights common themes in the stories of these highly diverse organizations; demonstrating how leadership, learning, and luck all play a role in becoming and remaining an institution. This case study format makes this volume ideal for classroom use and practitioners alike. In an era where public institutions are increasingly under threat, this volume offers concrete lessons for contemporary organisation leaders.

Co-creating Digital Public Services for an Ageing Society

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Book Series: Public Administration and Information Technology ISBN: 9783030528737 Year: Pages: 228 DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-52873-7 Language: English
Publisher: Springer Nature
Subject: Political Science --- Sociology --- Computer Science --- Economics
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This open access book attends to the co-creation of digital public services for ageing societies. Increasingly public services are provided in digital form; their uptake however remains well below expectations. In particular, amongst older adults the need for public services is high, while at the same time the uptake of digital services is lower than the population average. One of the reasons is that many digital public services (or e-services) do not respond well to the life worlds, use contexts and use practices of its target audiences. This book argues that when older adults are involved in the process of identifying, conceptualising, and designing digital public services, these services become more relevant and meaningful. The book describes and compares three co-creation projects that were conducted in two European cities, Bremen and Zaragoza, as part of a larger EU-funded innovation project. The first part of the book traces the origins of co-creation to three distinct domains, in which co-creation has become an equally important approach with different understandings of what it is and entails: (1) the co-production of public services, (2) the co-design of information systems and (3) the civic use of open data. The second part of the book analyses how decisions about a co-creation project’s governance structure, its scope of action, its choice of methods, its alignment with strategic policies and its embedding in existing public information infrastructures impact on the process and its results. The final part of the book identifies key challenges to co-creation and provides a more general assessment of what co-creation may achieve, where the most promising areas of application may be and where it probably does not match with the contingent requirements of digital public services. Contributing to current discourses on digital citizenship in ageing societies and user-centric design, this book is useful for researchers and practitioners interested in co-creation, public sector innovation, open government, ageing and digital technologies, citizen engagement and civic participation in socio-technical innovation.

Digital Transformation of Learning Organizations

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ISBN: 9783030558789 Year: Pages: 252 DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-55878-9 Language: English
Publisher: Springer Nature
Subject: Education
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This open access volume provides insight into how organizations change through the adoption of digital technologies. Opportunities and challenges for individuals as well as the organization are addressed. It features four major themes: 1. Current research exploring the theoretical underpinnings of digital transformation of organizations. 2. Insights into available digital technologies as well as organizational requirements for technology adoption. 3. Issues and challenges for designing and implementing digital transformation in learning organizations. 4. Case studies, empirical research findings, and examples from organizations which successfully adopted digital workplace learning.

Studierendenmigration und Entwicklung

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ISBN: 9783658320485 Year: Pages: 177 DOI: 10.1007/978-3-658-32048-5 Language: German
Publisher: Springer Nature
Subject: Sociology --- History --- Migration --- Political Science --- Religion
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Implementing Responsible Research and Innovation

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Book Series: SpringerBriefs in Ethics ISBN: 9783030578503 Year: Pages: 120 DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-54286-3 Language: English
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Subject: Philosophy --- Science (General) --- Education --- Sociology
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This open access book offers a unique and practically oriented study of organisational and national conditions for implementing Responsible Research Innovation (RRI) policies and practices. It gives the reader a thorough understanding of the different aspects of RRI, and of barriers and drivers of implementation of RRI related policies. It shows how different organisational and national contexts provide unique challenges and opportunities for bringing RRI into practice. The book provides concrete examples and offers the reader both a theory-based understanding of the topic, as well as guidance for action. The target audience encompasses, in addition to RRI students and scholars in particular, all students and scholars in the field of Science and Technology Studies (STS). The book is also of interest to students and scholars in the fields of research ethics, philosophy of science, organisational governance in the research system and organisational theory more generally. Finally, the book is of use to practitioners in research conducting and funding organisations working to implement RRI.

Teacher Transition into Innovative Learning Environments

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ISBN: 9789811574979 Year: Pages: 334 DOI: 10.1007/978-981-15-7497-9 Language: English
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Subject: Education
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This open access book focuses on how the design and use of innovative learning environments can evolve as teaching practices and education policies change. It addresses how these new environments are used, how teachers are adapting their practices, the challenges that these changes pose, and the effective evaluation of these changes. The book reports on emerging research in learning environments, with a particular emphasis on how teachers are transitioning from traditional classrooms to innovative learning environments. It offers a significant evidence-based global assessment of current research in this field by designers, architects, educators and policy makers. It presents twenty-five cutting-edge projects from researchers in fifteen countries. Thanks to the book’s comprehensive international perspective, which combines theory and practice in a single publication, readers will gain a wealth of new insights. ; This open access book focuses on the design of learning environments that change as teaching practices and education policies change. It addresses how these new environments are used, how teachers are adapting their practices, the challenges these changes present and effective evaluation of these changes. The book reports on emerging research in learning environment developments, with a particular emphasis on how teachers are transitioning from traditional classrooms to innovative learning environments and assesses the effectiveness of these learning environments. This book is the first ever evidence-based global assessment of current research in this field. Readers will gain new insight through its comprehensive international perspective that brings practice and theory together in one publication.

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