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Building and using the theory of collaborative advantage

Vangen, Siv and Huxham, Chris (2013). Building and using the theory of collaborative advantage. In: Keast, Robyn; Mandell, Myrna P. and Agranoff, Robert eds. Network Theory in the Public Sector: Building New Theoretical Frameworks. New York: Routledge, pp. 51–69.

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In this chapter, we introduce the Theory of Collaborative Advantage - a practice based theory about the management of collaborations which focuses on the potential for collaborative advantage arising out of inter-organizational partnerships. We start with a brief introduction on how the theory is built, how it is structured and what its purpose is. We then provide some conceptual examples which aim to illustrate the theory’s contribution to knowledge, both theoretical and practical, about the management of collaboration in practice.

Item Type: Book Section
Copyright Holders: 2014 Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 0-415-84395-2, 978-0-415-84395-9
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Business and Law (FBL) > Business > Department for Public Leadership and Social Enterprise
Faculty of Business and Law (FBL) > Business
Faculty of Business and Law (FBL)
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Item ID: 34818
Depositing User: Beryl Ridgway
Date Deposited: 02 Nov 2012 09:28
Last Modified: 16 Apr 2019 09:47
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