Dynamics of Managerial Innovation

  • Christophe FavoreuEmail author
  • David Carassus
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-31816-5_3689-1



Managerial innovation may be defined as the adoption of management, organizational and operational methods, and modes that are new to an organization and that aim to improve organizational performance.


In the context of today’s increasingly complex and constrained financial and budgetary environment, innovation is the primary means for improving the effectiveness and efficiency of public policies and, more generally, of the quality of public services (Favoreu et al. 2015). Following Rogers (2003), Lancer Julnes (2008), and Damanpour and Schneider (2008), innovation can be defined as the generation and adoption by an organization of new ideas and behaviors. Among the different types of innovation, public organizations in their vast majority resort to organizational and managerial innovations bearing on management techniques and modes of internal functioning and...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Toulouse Business SchoolToulouseFrance
  2. 2.Université de Pau et des Pays de l’Adour, IAE Pau-Bayonne, CREGPauFrance