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.
Weiss, Mitchell (2014). Government Entrepreneur is Not An Oxymoron, Harvard Business Review. https://hbr.org/2014/03/government-entrepreneur-is-not-an-oxymoron
Klein, Peter, et al, (2009). Toward a Theory of Public Entrepreneurship. University of Illinois Publication. http://www.business.illinois.edu/Working_Papers/papers/09-0106.pdf
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