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Network theory in the public sector : building new theoretical frameworks

Author: Robyn Keast; Myrna P Mandell; Robert Agranoff
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2014.
Series: Routledge critical studies in public management, 17.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robyn Keast; Myrna P Mandell; Robert Agranoff
ISBN: 9780415843959 0415843952
OCLC Number: 842323081
Description: x, 218 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part 1. Introduction to the Issues/Current Network Theories 1. Introduction: Understanding Theory Myrna P. Mandell 2. Network Theory Tracks and Trajectories: Where From, Where To? Robyn Keast Part 2. New Theoretical Frameworks: Informing Design, Governance Arrangements and Management 3. A Composite Theory of Leadership and Management: Process Catalyst and Strategic Leveraging-Theory of Deliberate Action in Collaborative Networks Robyn Keast and Myrna P. Mandell 4. Building and Using the Theory of Collaborative Advantage Siv Vangen and Chris Huxham 5. The Democratic Potentials of Governance Networks in Inter- Governmental Decision Making Eva Sorensen 6. Governance Network Performance: A Complex Adaptive Systems Approach Christopher Koliba 7. Governing Through Networks: A Systemic Approach Deborah Rice 8. Network Management Theory through Management Channels and Roles Joris Voets Part 3. Putting Theory into Practice 9. Network Management Behaviors: Closing the Theoretical Gap Robert Agranoff and Michael McGuire 10. What Can Governance Network Theory Learn From Complexity Theory? Mirroring Two Perspectives on Complexity Joop Koppenjan and Erik-Hans Klijn 11. Network Performance: Towards A Dynamic Multidimensional Model Denita Cepiku Part 4. Implications and Conclusion 12. Bridging the Theoretical Gap and Uncovering the Missing Holes Robert Agranoff
Series Title: Routledge critical studies in public management, 17.
Responsibility: edited by Robyn Keast, Myrna Mandell, and Robert Agranoff.
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"At last we have in one volume a theoretical framework to guide network design, governance and management, combined with illuminating case studies." - Jenny Lewis, University of Melbourne, Australia Read more...

 
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