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  • 3-April-2020

    English

    Behavioural Insights and Organisations - Fostering Safety Culture

    Behavioural insights (BI) has become widely used by public bodies around the world, mostly towards improving the way policies are implemented and influencing individual behaviour. As the field of BI evolves to tackle more complex policy issues, there is widespread perception that BI can and should go beyond the study of individual-level decision processes for higher impact. This report presents research on applying BI to changing the behaviour of organisations, with a focus on fostering elements of a safety culture in the energy sector. It presents comparative findings from experiments with energy regulators in Canada, Ireland, Mexico and Oman, as well as guidance for applying BI to safety culture going forward.
  • 28-November-2019

    English

    The Path to Becoming a Data-Driven Public Sector

    Twenty-first century governments must keep pace with the expectations of their citizens and deliver on the promise of the digital age. Data-driven approaches are particularly effective for meeting those expectations and rethinking the way governments and citizens interact. This report highlights the important role data can play in creating conditions that improve public services, increase the effectiveness of public spending and inform ethical and privacy considerations. It presents a data-driven public sector framework that can help countries or organisations assess the elements needed for using data to make better-informed decisions across public sectors.
  • 30-September-2015

    English, PDF, 382kb

    Ireland Policy Brief: Better Innovation Policies for Better Lives

    Stronger innovation is imperative for Ireland to support future productivity growth, job creation and higher living standards.

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  • 28-April-2008

    English

    OECD Public Management Reviews - Ireland: Towards an Integrated Public Service

    Ireland's economic success story is one that many OECD countries would like to emulate. Of the many factors linked to this success, the public sector’s role is key. This report analyses what the sector has accomplished so far, how it can keep renewing itself, and how it can perpetuate its success.

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  • 13-March-2006

    English

    Innovation and Knowledge-Intensive Service Activities

    This study shows how knowledge-intensive services activities (KISAs) contribute to the acquisition and growth capabilities of firms and public sector organisations.

  • 2-December-2005

    English

    Governance of Innovation Systems, Vol. 3: Case Studies in Cross-Sectoral Policy

    With case studies on Austria, Belgium (Flanders), Finland, Greece, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway and Sweden, this book illustrates mechanisms and practices for better governance co-ordination and integration across policy areas.

  • 15-November-2005

    English

    Governance of Innovation Systems, Vol. 2: Case Studies in Innovation Policy

    This book presents case studies on innovation policy governance in Australia, Austria, Belgium (Flanders), Finland, Greece, Ireland, Japan, Korea, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway and Sweden. It provides fresh insight into how governments are striving to make innovation policy more coherent.

  • 1-March-2000

    English

    National case studies on information communications technology (ICT) in schools - Ireland results

    Results from schools in Ireland that took part in this study, which was carried out to understand how ICT relates to educational innovation.