COVID-19 and the Management of Public Services

The COGOV project explores how strategic management best enables managers and professionals in the public sector to exploit the drivers – and overcome the barriers – to the co-creation of innovative public value outcomes. COVID-19 provided COGOV with a further puzzle: To what extent can co-creation help the post-pandemic recovery in the short and medium […]

Leading and Managing Co-creation of Innovative Public Value

Leading academic Professor Jacob Torfing, Roskilde University, Denmark gave a fascinating presentation at a virtual seminar organised by Cardiff University on 22nd April. He provided some of the findings from COGOV, a 4-year EU funded research project examining co-creation and co-production in the public sector in 6 European Countries (UK, Denmark, Slovenia, France, The Netherlands […]

Developing Insights on Strategic Management

As we complete COGOV’s second year, this blog is an update showing how the many aspects of this programme of research link theory and practice to provide insights on the contribution of strategic management to co-production and co-creation. Figure: How CoGov translates strategic management theory into practical strategic management solutions and informs strategic management theory […]