Value creation in the public service ecosystem: An integrative framework

Stephen P. Osborne*, Madeline Powell, Tie Cui, Kirsty Strokosch

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This article develops the concept of the “public service ecosystem” across four levels—the institutional, service, individual, and beliefs levels. It does this by integrating service management and marketing theory with public administration and management theory. Consequently, it explores both the dimensions of value and value creation within the public service ecosystem at each level, and the interactions and inter-relationships across these levels. It concludes with the key implications for public administration and management theory and pactice.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-12
JournalPublic Administration Review
Early online date23 Jan 2022
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 23 Jan 2022


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