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Whether you’re working on a local collective impact initiative or a national public-private partnership; whether you’re a practitioner or a researcher; whether you’re looking for basics or a detailed look at a particular topic, our Resource Library can help you find the information and tools you need for your cross-sector thinking and practice. The Library — which includes resources from research organizations, advisory groups, training organizations, academic centers and journals, and other sources — spans issue areas, sectors, and partnership types.

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✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Collaborative Governance is the first book to offer solutions by demonstrating how government at every level can engage the private sector to overcome seemingly insurmountable problems and achieve public goals more effectively. John Donahue and Richard Zeckhauser show…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “In the fight against human trafficking, cross-sector collaboration is vital — but often, systemic tensions undermine the effectiveness of these alliances. Kirsten Foot explores the most potent sources of such difficulties, offering insights and tools that leaders in…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher In this chapter from Public Administration Evolving: From Foundations to the Future, Donald Kettl approaches cross-sector collaboration from a historical perspective, walking readers through the evolution of government in the United States, culminating in our current era, in…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “This book provides much needed insight into existing ideas and theories of collaboration, advancing a revised theoretical model and accompanying typologies that further our understanding of collaborative processes within the public sector. Organized into three parts, each chapter…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Governance Networks in the Public Sector presents a comprehensive study of governance networks and the management of complexities in network settings. Public, private, and non-profit organizations are increasingly faced with complex, wicked problems when making decisions, developing policies,…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Collaborative Governance Regimes breaks new conceptual and practical ground by presenting an integrative framework for working across boundaries to solve shared problems, a typology for understanding variations among collaborative governance regimes, and an approach for assessing both process…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Partnership Governance in Public Management describes what partnership is in the public sector, as well as how it is managed, measured, and evaluated. Both a theoretical and practical text, this book is a what, why, and how examination…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “This book is a phenomenological study that provides insights, tips, strengths, and weaknesses inherent in various tri-sector models that have an educational partner or component. Tri-sector collaborations, if done correctly, can benefit all three sectors: the education sector, non-profit…