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Collaborative public management: new strategies for local governments

Author: Robert Agranoff; Michael McGuire
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press, ©2003.
Series: American governance and public policy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Collaboration has become a commonplace term in the fields of public management and policy. This text examines the complexity of collaborative management, identifying the players, activities and policy instruments at work in the decision making process.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Agranoff; Michael McGuire
ISBN: 0878408967 9780878408962 1589010183 9781589010185
OCLC Number: 50561603
Awards: Louis Brownlow Book Award, 2003, from the National Academy of Public Administration.
Description: ix, 219 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Collaboration at the core --
Managing in an age of collaboration --
Models of collaborative management --
Collaborative activity and strategy --
Linkages in collaborative management --
Policy design and collaborative management --
Jurisdiction-based management --
The future of public management and the challenge of collaboration --
Appendixes: --
A. Survey design and administration --
B. Economic characteristics of the sample cases.
Series Title: American governance and public policy.
Responsibility: Robert Agranoff and Michael McGuire.


Based on an extensive study of 237 cities within five states, this work provides an in-depth look at how city officials work with other governments and organizations to develop their city economies  Read more...


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Local and regional administrators will find in Collaborative Public Management a guide to the future of public management. Publius

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