An Analysis of Entrepreneurial Perspective of Public Sector; A systematic literature review from 1990 to 2016

  • Asghar Ali
  • Sidra Irfan
  • Yaamina Salman

Abstract

The concept of entrepreneurship in the public sector has prompted a discussion and debate in the public management literature especially with the movement of new public management (NPM) which was initiated to improve the performance of public sector. In this article phenomenon of public entrepreneurship is reviewed systematically by analyzing 90 research articles published between 1990 and 2016. Articles were analyzed based upon the following themes of public entrepreneurship. Definitions of public entrepreneurships, goals of entrepreneurship into public sector, issues and limitation, influencing factors, and main research streams are the main themes analyzed in this systematic literature review. As far as the field of entrepreneurship is concerned, no unanimous definition exists in the literature. Analysis revealed five main dimensions of entrepreneurship in which it was defined. Changing institutional routines, introducing innovation for efficient service delivery, and add social value into public services were the main goals which are to be achieved by the entrepreneurship into public sector. Entrepreneurial practices, paradigm, method, theories, contextual antecedents and implications were the main research streams revealed in this review. Further reviews could be conducted by focusing on exploiting entrepreneurial opportunities in the public sector
Published
2019-09-30
How to Cite
ALI , Asghar; IRFAN , Sidra; SALMAN , Yaamina. An Analysis of Entrepreneurial Perspective of Public Sector; A systematic literature review from 1990 to 2016 . Business & Economic Review, [S.l.], v. 11, n. 3, p. 113-142, sep. 2019. ISSN 2519-1233. Available at: <http://www.bereview.pk/index.php/BER/article/view/293>. Date accessed: 06 dec. 2021.
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