Introductory Readings on Collaborative Governance

Introductory Readings on Collaborative Governance

Prepared by Kirk Emerson 5.22.1

Agranoff, Robert. 2012. Collaborating to Manage: A Primer for the Public Sector. Washington. DC: Georgetown University Press.

Ansell, Christopher and Alison Gash. 2008. Collaborative Governance in Theory and Practice. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory 18(4): 543-571.

Bardach, Eugene. 2001. Developmental Dynamics: Interagency Collaboration as an Emergent Phenomenon. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory 11(2): 149-164.   

Bingham, Lisa Blomgren and Rosemary O’Leary (eds.) 2008. Big Ideas in Collaborative Management. Armonk, NY: M.E

Bingham, Lisa Blomgren, Tina Nabatchi and Rosemary O’Leary. 2005. The New Governance: Practices and Processes for Stakeholder and Citizen Participation in the Work of  Government. Public Administration Review 65(5): 547-558.

Bryson, John M., Barbara C. Crosby and Melissa Middleton Stone. 2006. The Design and Implementation of Cross-Sector Collaborations: Propositions from the Literature. Public Administration Review 66 (sl): 44-55.      

Carlson, Christine. 2007. A Practical Guide to Collaborative Governance. Policy Consensus  Initiative. Portland, OR.

Carpenter, Susan L. and W.J.D. Kennedy. Managing Public Disputes. New York: Wiley & Sons.

Emerson, Kirk, Tina Nabatchi, and Stephen Balogh. 2012. An Integrative Framework for Collaborative Governance. Journal of Public Administration, Research and Theory 22(1): 1 – 29.

Emerson, Kirk, and Steve Smutko. 2011. UNCG Guide to Collaborative Competency. Portland, OR: University Network for Collaborative Governance, National Center for Policy Consensus.

Fisher, Robert, William L. Ury, and Bruce Patton (eds.). 1991. Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement without Giving In (2nd Edition). New York: Penguin Books.

Fountain, Jane. 2013. Implementing Cross-Agency Collaboration: A Guide for Federal Managers. Part II Washington, D.C: The IBM Center for the Business of Government: 19-25.

Gerlak, Andrea K., Mark Lubell, and Tanya Heikkila. 2013. The Promise and Performance of Collaborative Governance. In Sheldon Kamieniecki and Michael E. Kraft, editors. Oxford Handbook of U.S. Environmental Policy. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 413-434.

Gray, Barbara. 1989. Collaborating: Finding Common Ground for Multiparty Problems. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Huxham, Chris, Siv Vangen, C. Huxham, and C. Eden. 2000. The Challenge of Collaborative Governance. Public Management Review 2(2): 337 – 358.

Innes, Judith E. and David E. Booher. 2010. Planning with Complexity: An Introduction to Collaborative Rationality for Public Policy. New York: Routledge.

Leach, William D. 2006. Collaborative Public Management and Democracy: Evidence from Western Watershed Partnerships. Public Administration Review 66 (s1): 100-110.

Linden, Russell M. 2010. Leading Across Boundaries: Creating Collaborative Agencies in a Networked World. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

McGuire, Michael. 2006. Collaborative Public Management: Assessing What We Know and How We Know It. Public Administration Review 66(sl): 33-43.

O’Leary, Rosemary and Catherine Gerard. 2012. Collaboration Across Boundaries. Insights and Tips for Federal Senior Executives. Washington, D.C: IBM Center for the Business of Government: 1-24.

O’Leary, Rosemary and Lisa Blomgren Bingham. 2007. A Manager’s Guide to Resolving Conflicts in Collaborative Networks. Washington, D.C: IBM Center for The Business of Government.

O’Leary, Rosemary, Yujin Cho, and Catherine M. Gerard (2012). The Skill Set of the Successful Collaborator. Public Administration Review 72 (sl): 70-83.

Morse, Ricardo S. 2008. Developing Public Leaders in an Age of Collaborative Governance (Chapter Six). In Ricardo S. Morse and Terry F. Buss (eds.). Innovations in Public Leadership Development. Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe: 79-100.

Provan, Keith G. and H. Brinton Milward. 2001. Do Networks Really Work? A Framework for Evaluating Public-Sector Organizational Networks. Public Administration Review 61(4): 414-423.

Provan, Keith G. and Patrick Kenis. 2008. Modes of Network Governance: Structure, Management, and Effectiveness. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory 18: 229–252.

Thomson, Ann Marie and James L. Perry. 2006. Collaboration Processes: Inside the Black Box. Public Administration Review 66 (sl): 20–32.