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Books On Government Entrepreneurship

Books about government entrepreneurship

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There is little literature out there about government entrepreneurship, but what is there is pretty good. Here is a list of books we’ve found helpful in researching this topic. Let us know if you’ve got books to add to this list. We’re always looking for new writing.

ARTICLES:
Weiss, Mitchell (2014). Government Entrepreneur is Not An Oxymoron, Harvard Business Reviewhttps://hbr.org/2014/03/government-entrepreneur-is-not-an-oxymoron

Klein, Peter, et al, (2009). Toward a Theory of Public Entrepreneurship. University of Illinois Publicationhttp://www.business.illinois.edu/Working_Papers/papers/09-0106.pdf

BOOKS:
Hisrick, Robert D. and Al-Dabbagh, Amr, 2013. Governpreneurship: Establishing a Thriving Entrepreneurial Spirit in Government. Northam, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing. https://www.amazon.com/Governpreneurship-Establishing-Thriving-Entrepreneurial-Government/dp/1781952280

Diefenbach, Fabian Elias (2011). Entrepreneurship in the Public Sector: When Middle Managers Create Public Value. Wiesbaden, Germany: Springer Science & Business Media, 2011. https://books.google.com/books/about/Entrepreneurship_in_the_Public_Sector.html?id=yW5SnMZ-HhIC

Link, Albert N. and Link, Jamie R. (2009). Government as Entrepreneur. New York, NY: Oxford University Press. http://www.worldcat.org/title/government-as-entrepreneur/oclc/756459301

Harris, Michael, and Kinney, Rhonda (2003). Innovation and Entrepreneurship in State and Local Government. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield Publishing. https://www.amazon.com/Innovation-Entrepreneurship-Government-Studies-Public/dp/073910926X

Kuchner, Marc J. (2012).  Marketing for Scientists: How to Shine in Tough Times. Washington, DC: Island Press. https://www.amazon.com/Marketing-Scientists-Shine-Tough-Times/dp/1597269948