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Network structures : working differently and changing expectations
There is a growing need for innovative methods of dealing with complex, social problems. New types of collaborative efforts have emerged as a result of the inability of more traditional bureaucraticExpand
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Getting The Right Mix: Unpacking Integration Meanings and Strategies
ABSTRACT Integration has emerged as having an increasingly significant role in public policy discourse and practice in many jurisdictions across the globe. In providing a different framework forExpand
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Evaluating the effectiveness of interorganizational relations through networks
Abstract Although networks are a growing phenomenon there is no definitive way to determine if they are a more effective means of policy development and service delivery. The difficulty is thatExpand
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Evaluating Network Arrangements: Toward Revised Performance Measures
As public problems have become more and more complex, there has been a realization that individual government agencies, working alone, can no longer handle these "wicked issues." Instead, there hasExpand
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Joined-Up Governance in Australia: How the Past Can Inform the Future
Joined-up enterprises have become a cornerstone of the institutional architecture to facilitate closer linkages within and between departments and across sectors. Some of these initiatives are nowExpand
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The collaborative push: moving beyond rhetoric and gaining evidence
Collaboration has been enacted as a core strategy by both the government and nongovernment sectors to address many of the intractable issues confronting contemporary society. The cult ofExpand
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A new look at leadership in collaborative networks: process catalysts
It is now argued that the network approach with its horizontal orientation operates differently to conventional management, which is internally focused and directed at arranging an organisation’sExpand
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Building constructive innovation networks: role of relationship management
In response to the growing demands for innovation, networked arrangements that draw together and synthesize the knowledge resources of multiple organizations and sectors have come to the fore-frontExpand
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Social Procurement and New Public Governance
In recent years, the search for innovative, locally relevant and engaging public service has become the new philosophers’ stone. Social procurement represents one approach to maximising publicExpand
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Adjusting to new ways of working: experiments with service delivery in the public sector
In response to the perceived failure of both the state and market models of service delivery, governments have embarked on a reform program that draws on the community sector to expand the suite ofExpand
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