In this course we will review the concepts of innovation developed in the heat of the different paradigms that addressed public management in the last century to finally reach the notion of Open Public Innovation.
In this framework, we will approach the approaches from linear innovation, as a model associated with intrabureaucratic processes supported fundamentally in technological developments, to the most recent mechanisms linked to the coordination of public actors and civil society for the co-creation of policies public.
We will problematize around what is and what is not innovation in public management today and we will analyze different experiences tending to strengthen innovative spaces in the different levels of government management.
Finally, we will invite students to reflect on the experiences analyzed, detecting strengths and weaknesses of the cases studied and incorporating the different lessons for the transfer of knowledge and skills acquired to their respective management spaces.
Rita Grandinetti is a doctor from the Polytechnic University of Valencia. She directs the Dept. of Public Administration of the Faculty of Political Science and RRII of the National University of Rosario, Argentina, where she is a Researcher and Professor of Public Administration Technologies. She is a member of the Staff of National and International Journals in Public Administration: Co-Coordinator of the Editorial Committee for the South America Region of the Latin American Journal of Higher Education and Public Policy: RELAES of the University of Foreign Studies of Tiajin (TFSU), China and Board Member of State and Local Government Review, University of Florida, USA and refere of various national and international publications. He is a member of multiple Scientific Associations. She is the author of multiple publications in national and international refereed journals, including: "Challenges and Innovations of Public Administrations for Democratic Development in the 21st Century" in coaturia, "Approaches and keys to organizational design to manage complexity in local governments "," Capacities and design of Argentine local governments. The case of the Rosario Region ", and" Technological innovation in public organizations: ERI, a methodological proposal ".
Patricia Nari has a PhD in Innovation, Territorial Development and Competitiveness from the Polytechnic University of Valencia. Professor at the Faculty of Political Science and International Relations of the UNR. Director of the Master in Public Management of the UNR. Expert in design and management of territorial public policies. Founding member and senior professional of the IGC (City Management Institute). He is an active member of scientific networks: NASPA-INPAE (Studens Affaire Administrators in Higher Education / Inter-American Network for Public Administration Education- Washington DC); CLAD (Latin American Center for Development Administration / Venezuela) Network MUNI (Network of Research Institutes in Local Management Argentina), SAAP (Argentine Society of Political Analysis), and of the AAEAP (Argentine Association of Studies in Public Administration). Author of articles and co author of books on public management, territorial policies and speaker of numerous seminars and conferences of his specialty.
Irene Castagnani is a political scientist and Master in Public Management, from the Faculty of Political Science and International Relations (UNR). Professor of the Theory of Public Administration II, of the Career of Political Science, Faculty of Political Science and International Relations (UNR). Teacher of the Training Program in Local Public Management, School of Municipal Administration, Municipality of Rosario. Diploma in Human Resources (UNR).