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Certification: implementation challenges in private-social partnerships


Vince, JZ, Certification: implementation challenges in private-social partnerships, Collaboration in Public Service Delivery Promise and Pitfalls, Edward Elgar Publishing, A Kekez, M Howlett and M Ramesh (ed), Cheltenham, United Kingdom, pp. 130-148. ISBN 9781788978576 (2019) [Research Book Chapter]

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Copyright 2019 Anka Kekez, Michael Howlett and M. Ramesh

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The growing intensity and complexity of public service has spurred policy reform efforts across the globe, many featuring attempts to promote more collaborative government. Collaboration in Public Service Delivery sheds light on these efforts, analysing and reconceptualising the major types of collaboration in public service delivery through a governance lens. Featuring careful analysis with a global scope, this book unpacks the concept of collaborative service delivery and its practice, drawing from the fields of public policy, public administration, and management. Chapters by leading authors in these areas address service delivery arrangements including co-production, co-management, consultations, contracting-out, commissioning and certification. With a keen focus on conditions that are critical for the success of such collaborative arrangements, as well as their different pathways and pitfalls, the authors suggest ways to improve the analytical, managerial and political capacities needed for successful collaboration in public service delivery. This timely and comprehensive book is useful for students at all levels interested in public policy, governance, administration and management, as well as researchers investigating the governance of collaborative service delivery. Policymakers and practitioners working to re-evaluate and improve public service provision, especially, will also benefit from its insightful discussions of the conditions and mechanisms under which collaborative arrangements operate and fail or succeed.

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Item Type:Research Book Chapter
Keywords:tasmania, collaboration, certification, implementation, aquaculture
Research Division:Human Society
Research Group:Policy and administration
Research Field:Public policy
Objective Division:Environmental Management
Objective Group:Coastal and estuarine systems and management
Objective Field:Assessment and management of coastal and estuarine ecosystems
UTAS Author:Vince, JZ (Associate Professor Joanna Vince)
ID Code:135087
Year Published:2019
Deposited By:Office of the School of Social Sciences
Deposited On:2019-09-27
Last Modified:2021-11-02

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