This chapter unites debates around trust and innovation in the public and private sectors with the Weberian ideal of vocation, drawing upon key public services and their leadership and delivery to argue that we need to understand the drivers and motivating ethos behind the public services when we consider the role of innovation and indeed how we understand and apply this term within public service delivery.
Shand, R. and Hyde, M. (2016), "Can Enterprise Be a Vocation, or Is It the End of Public Service?", New Perspectives on Research, Policy & Practice in Public Entrepreneurship (Contemporary Issues in Entrepreneurship Research, Vol. 6), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp. 61-75. https://doi.org/10.1108/S2040-724620160000006003Download as .RIS
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