Collaborating to Manage: A Primer for the Public Sector by Robert Agranoff

By Robert Agranoff

Taking part to regulate captures the fundamental rules and ways to public administration in an period the place govt needs to associate with exterior corporations in addition to different organisations to interact to unravel tough public difficulties. during this primer, Robert Agranoff examines present and emergent ways and methods in intergovernmental gives you and rules administration, purchase-of-service contracting, networking, public/nonprofit partnerships and different lateral preparations within the context of the altering public organisation. As he steers the reader via a variety of methods of dealing with such organizational richness, Agranoff deals a deeper examine public administration in an period of shared public application accountability inside of governance.Geared towards execs operating with the hot forms and for college students who will pursue careers within the public or non-profit sectors, participating to control is a student-friendly e-book that includes many examples of real-world practices, classes from profitable circumstances, and summaries of key rules for collaborative public administration.

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For example, more than 70 percent of US federal government dollars are spent by agents other than that of this funding government, through grants, contracts, loans, and other means. These vehicles have been labeled by Lester Salamon (2002, 9) as the “tools, or instruments through which public purposes are pursued” (emphasis in the original). They have expanded in both number and scale during the past few decades. Most important, indicates Salamon, is how they establish interdependencies between public agencies and third-party actors, and thus give rise to a variety of complex exchanges that must be understood with respect to operating across boundaries.

This book is neither a complete manual on how to [fill in a favorite subject] nor a complete academic study of any one of the topics brought together to explain collaboration, for example, how to contract, network, or build knowledge communities. This book rests on six thematic overlays stimulated by experiences with collaboration. The first is the contemporary “conductive” nature of all organizations that serve the public. Externally, they are increasingly interactive. Second, the tools of interaction—grants, contracts, reciprocal services, audits, and so on—need to be understood for their basic relational natures.

Hopefully, however, it can help practitioners perform better and it raises additional questions for academics. The field of public management has clearly entered a new era, where problems are recognized as multifaceted in both cause and solution. Because complexity is the order of the day, both practitioners and academics need to be able make the best-informed efforts to break down this complexity and make things work. Chapter 2 Intergovernmentalization and Collaborative Public Management The L ower P l at te R iver C orrid or Alliance in Nebraska is a partnership of three local natural resource districts (NRDs), special districts that have taxing power and mitigation authority.

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