A Teaching Topic in Strategy and Structure
Organizing for Collaboration and Partnership
This teaching topic deals with concepts and techniques for strengthening collaboration and partnership to improve public management performance.
Recommended Reading (Harvard MLD-110A)
Institute for Healthcare Improvement: The Campaign to Save 100,000 Lives (Stanford Business School Case L-13)
Everett Rogers, Diffusion of Innovations (fifth edition), The Free Press, New York, 2003 pp 300-316, 330-342, 349-364
Atul Gawande, The Checklist, The New Yorker, December 10, 2007
Andrew D. Hackbarth, C. Joseph McCannon, Lindsay Martin, MSPH, Robert Lloyd, PhD, and David R. Calkins, MD, MPP, The Hard Count: Calculating Lives Saved in the 100,000 Lives Campaign
Robert M. Wachter, MD and Peter J. Pronovost PhD, The 100,000 Lives Campaign: a Scientific and Policy Review, Journal on Quality and Patient Safety, Vol. 32, No. 11, November 2006
W. Richard Scott and Gerald Davis, chapter 11, Networks in and Around Organizations, pp. 278-309, in Organizations and Organizing: Rational, Natural and Open Systems Perspectives, Pearson Prentice Hall , 2007 [B]
HBS Note on Building Coalitions
Leigh Thompson, Win-Win Negotiation: Expanding the Pie in The Mind and Heart of the Negotiator, Prentice Hall, 2009, pp.74-95
Parks and Partnership in NYC: Adrian Benepe’s Challenge(A) (HKS C16-04-1743.0)
John D. Donahue and Richard J. Zeckhauser, Collaborative Governance, Princeton, 2011, pp 3-24, 27-38
Source: MLD-110 Syllabus, Peter Zimmerman, http://www.hks.harvard.edu/syllabus/MLD-110A.pdf (accessed 11 February 2013).
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