GAO’s latest study on collaborative governance is based on an analysis of more than 300 past GAO reports covering issues such as homeland security, agriculture, and health, as well as a series of interviews with experts on the topic.
Drs. Rosemary O’Leary and Nidhi Vij presented a paper at the recent annual conference of the American Society for Public Administration, “Collaborative Public Management: Where Have We Been and Where Are We Going?” They surveyed the literature (so you wouldn’t have to) to find the most important issues facing the field, at least from the perspective of academia. They identified ten that kept surfacing in the literature:
The IBM Center has sponsored a series of reports in different policy arenas over the past decade that look at the creation and use of collaborative networks to get results. Reports exploring collaborative networks in emergency management, watershed management,