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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 “Managers are encouraged to develop deeper, collaborative relationships with NGOs as they execute their CSR strategies, and they have benefited from guidance to date that has focused on the dyadic relationships between a single firm and a single NGO….

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “As noted in the Department of Homeland Security’s National Response Framework, disasters are inherently local and ultimately the responsibility of the lowest jurisdictional level present within the impacted area. Given these parameters, this paper aims to sharpen the…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Viewing collaboration as an imperative for public managers, scholars are calling for a better understanding of its origins, prevalence, and impact on organizational performance. The objective of this study is to explore the prevalence and the determinants of…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “This research examines the effects, over time, of network embeddedness, on three organizationally based social outcomes. We argue that in a centralized, publicly funded but mixed sector health and human services network, an organization’s structural embeddedness in the…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “For more than a decade, efforts have been underway to establish Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) for Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP). Due to issues arising in connection with their implementation, there has been increasing criticism in recent years questioning the…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Public-private partnerships (P3) have emerged as a popular strategy for infrastructure development worldwide. Within the United States, the momentum for P3 arrangements is building as states put enabling legislation in place, public authorities search for expedient solutions for…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Privatization research lacks an understanding of the scope and nature of informal service delivery relationships between nonprofits and local government. This article reports on a study of local service delivery partnerships in Georgia using survey and interview data….

“Across a range of issue areas, governments are increasingly collaborating with nonprofit organizations (NPOs) to achieve policy goals. In the environmental arena, growing concerns over nonpoint source pollution have led governments to work through NPOs rather than rely on traditional regulatory approaches. But past studies…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Governments have increasingly relied on market mechanisms to improve the efficiency of public services. This is especially true when it comes to financing the nation’s transportation infrastructure system, where enabling legislation at the federal and state level has…