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Collaborative Network Capacity
Public Management Review (2015)
  • Pamela Mischen, Binghamton University--SUNY
This article argues that collaborative network success is a function of having the necessary social, knowledge, and financial capital, and the capacity to manage that capital through collaborative governance and knowledge management. This theory is examined through a comparative case study of two early childhood/school readiness networks. The evidence suggests that both collaborative governance and knowledge management enable collaborative networks to use their resources wisely and that organizational commitment to the network, the role of data collection and sharing, and the challenges of information technology all bear further investigation as important components of collaborative network capacity.
  • interorganizational networks,
  • collaborative network capacity,
  • collaborative governance,
  • knowledge management
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Mischen, Pamela A. (2015). Collaborative network capacity. Public Management Review, 17,3, 380 – 403. DOI:10.1080/14719037.2013.822527