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Modes of Network Governance: Structure, Management, and Effectiveness
This article examines the governance of organizational networks and the impact of governance on network effectiveness. Three basic models, or forms, of network governance are developed focusing onExpand
Interorganizational Networks at the Network Level: A Review of the Empirical Literature on Whole Networks
This article reviews and discusses the empirical literature on interorganizational networks at the network level of analysis, or what is sometimes referred to as “whole” networks. An overview of theExpand
Do Networks Really Work? A Framework for Evaluating Public-Sector Organizational Networks
Although cooperative, interorganizational networks have become a common mechanism for delivery of public services, evaluating their effectiveness is extremely complex and has generally beenExpand
Legitimacy Building in the Evolution of Small-Firm Multilateral Networks: A Comparative Study of Success and Demise
This article reports a longitudinal examination and comparison of two multilateral networks of small and medium-sized firms in the U.S. wood-products manufacturing industry. The research focused onExpand
Governing the Hollow State
For the past ten years the authors have conducted a concentrated research program on the dimensions and impact of the hollow state. The hollow state is a metaphor for the increasing use of thirdExpand
The Use of Network Analysis to Strengthen Community Partnerships
Community partnerships or networks of collaborating public and nonprofit organizations are an important way of addressing a wide range of problems and needs that communities face. In the academicExpand
An Emergent Theory of Structure and Outcomes in Small-Firm Strategic Manufacturing Networks
This article presents the results of a comparative study of two networks of small- to medium-sized manufacturing enterprises in the U.S. wood products industry. Qualitative and survey data wereExpand
Core concepts and key ideas for understanding public sector organizational networks: Using research to inform scholarship and practice
This article provides an overview of the key research findings and core concepts on the topic of organizational networks. The primary focus is on goal-directed “whole” service delivery networks,Expand
This article offers insights into the complexity of assessing the performance of public networks. We have identified three so-called exogenous factors: form of the network, type of inception—whetherExpand