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Big Ideas in Collaborative Public Management

ISBN-10: 0765621193

ISBN-13: 9780765621191

Edition: 2009

Authors: Lisa Blomgren Bingham, Rosemary O'Leary

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The world of public managament is changing dramatically, fueled by technological innovations such as the Internet, globalism that permits us to outsource functions anywhere in the world, new ideas from network theory, and more. Public managers no longer are unitary leaders of unitary organizatations--instead, they often find themselves convening, negotiating, mediating, and collaborating across borders.Big Ideas in Collaborative Public Management brings together a rich variety of big picture perspectives on collaborative public management. The chapters are all original and written by distinguished experts. Designed for practical application, they range from examinations of under what conditions collaborative public management occurs to what it means to be a collaborative leader.The contributors address tough issues such as legitimacy building in networks, and discuss ways to engage citizens in collaboration. They examine the design of collaborative networks and the outcomes of collaboration. Detailed introductory and concluding chapters by the respected editors summarize and critique the chapters, and frame them as a reflection of the state of collaborative public management today.
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Book details

List price: $47.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 7/1/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Rosemary O'Leary is the Edwin O. Stene Distinguished Professor at the School of Public Affairs and Administration at the University of Kansas, following a 24-year career teaching at the Maxwell School of Syracuse University and the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University -Bloomington. O'Leary is the author or editor of eleven books and more than 100 articles and book chapters on public management. She has won ten national research awards and nine teaching awards. She is the only person to win three National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration awards for Best Dissertation (1989), Excellence in Teaching (1996), and Distinguished Research (2004). An elected member of the National Academy of Public Administration, O'Leary was a senior Fulbright scholar in Malaysia and in the Philippines, as well as an Axford Fellow in New Zealand. From 2003 to 2005, O'Leary was a member of the NASA's Return to Flight Task Group assembled in response to the Columbia space shuttle accident. She also has served as a consultant to the U.S. Department of the Interior, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Indiana Department of Environmental Management, the International City/County Management Association, the National Science Foundation, and the National Academy of Sciences.

Acknowledgments
Frameshifting: Lateral Thinking for Collaborative Public Management
The Paradoxical Nature of Collaboration
Intersectoral Collaboration and the Motivation to Collaborate: Toward and Integrated Theory
Failing into Cross-Sector Collaboration Successfully
Incentivizing Collaborative Performance: Aligning Policy Intent, Design, and Impact
Linking Collaboration Processes and Outcomes: Foundations for Advancing Empirical Theory
Legitimacy Building in Organizational Networks
Managing for Results Across Agencies: Building Collaborative Capacity in the Human Services
Collaboration for Knowledge: Learning from Public Management Networks
Institutional Collective Action and Local Government Collaboration
Outcomes Achieved Through Citizen-Centered Collaborative Public Management
The Space Station and Multinational Collaboration: A Merger of Domestic and Foreign Policy
Legal Frameworks for Collaboration in Governance and Public Management
Learning to Do and Doing to Learn: Teaching Managers to Collaborate in Networks
Index
About the Editors and Contributors