This is what Carsten Greve, professor at CBS and Academic Director at the Public-Private Platform and Niels Ejersbo, associate professor at University of Southern Denmark point out in a recent article in the Danish newspaper Information.
CBS Public-Private Platform and the Department of Organization hosted a joint book launch on June 21, 2013. The event launched the second edition of “Doing Cultural Studies – The Story of the Sony Walkman” by Paul du Gay, Stuart Hall, Linda Janes, Anders Koed Madsen, Hugh Mackay and Keith Negus.
Academic Director Carsten Greve has written a background paper with Niels Ejersbo (Associate Professor at University of Southern Denmark) for the Danish government’s Productivity Commission. The background paper focuses on “The Development of Governance in the Public Sector in Denmark” (“Udviklingen i styringen af den offentlige sektor”). The Productivity Commission used the paper for its own report on “Productivity in the Public Sector – Where Are the Problems?” published in June 2013.
On Thursday May 23 leading authority on innovation and creativity Charles Leadbeater gave a public lecture on ‘systems, empathy and public service’. Drawing on his own field work and consultancy in innovation within the public sector Leadbeater elaborated on the balance between society’s desire for people’s freedom and the parallel need and care for public outcomes.
On Friday May 24, the last Collaboratory Week event involved Geoff Mulgan, Chief Executive of Nesta, the UK's National Endowment for Science Technology and the Arts. Academic Director at the Platform Paul du Gay welcomed Mulgan by drawing especially on his work with policy, strategy and innovation.
Scholars from the Cluster on ”Public-Private Partnerships” from the CBS Public-Private Platform participated in a conference on public-private partnerships held on 12-14 June 2013 in Vancouver, Canada and organized by Professor Anthony Boardman from the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia.