Conceptualizing and Measuring Collaboration

  title={Conceptualizing and Measuring Collaboration},
  author={Ann Marie Thomson and James L. Perry and Theodore K. Miller},
  journal={Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory},
This article conceptualizes and measures collaboration. An empirically validated theory of collaboration, one that can inform both theory and practice, demands a systematic approach to understanding the meaning and measurement of collaboration. We present findings from a study that develops and tests the construct validity of a multidimensional model of collaboration. Data collected using a mail questionnaire sent to 1382 directors of organizations that participate in a large national service… 

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