Innovation Process Barriers in Public Sector: a Comparative Analysis in Lithuania and the European Union

Alvydas Raipa, Vidmante Giedraityte
2014 International Journal of Business and Management  
Innovation design and implementation becomes one of the essential conditions for the modernization of public governance, but innovation process in public sector is a quite risky and the success is not always guaranteed, so it is important to identify and to prevent innovation barriers. Public sector organizations' abilities to identify the innovation barriers and to develop their management instruments, determine the quality and efficiency of innovation processes. The most frequently mentioned
more » ... arriers to public sector innovations are a lack of founding and human resources, regulatory requirements, a lack of management support and incentives for staff, an uncertain acceptance by users, a risk-averse culture and a staff resistance. The article focuses on the classification of public sector innovation problems and barriers. The authors, using meta-analysis method, attempt to model interferences of internal and external barriers to innovation. By a content analysis of secondary data, authors try to find differences, similarities and to compare innovation barriers in Lithuania and other countries of the European Union.
doi:10.5539/ijbm.v9n10p10 fatcat:ea6tanxdh5bmfp2or6bucedasa