'Public policy networks and 'wicked problems': a nascent solution?
Ferlie, Ewan, Fitzgerald, Louise, McGivern, Gerry, Dopson, Sue and Bennett, Christopher P.. (2011) 'Public policy networks and 'wicked problems': a nascent solution? Public Administration, Vol.89 (No.2). pp. 307-324. ISSN 0033-3298Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9299.2010.01896.x
The last two decades have seen a shift in public services organizations from hierarchies to networks. Network forms are seen as particularly suited to handling ‘wicked problems'. We make an assessment of the nature and impact of this shift. Using recent evidence from the United Kingdom (UK) National Health Service (NHS), we explore the nature and functioning of eight different public policy networks. We are also interested in whether there has been a radical transition – or not – from hierarchical to network forms.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Warwick Business School > International Centre for Governance & Public Management
Faculty of Social Sciences > Warwick Business School > Industrial Relations & Organisational Behaviour
Faculty of Social Sciences > Warwick Business School
|Journal or Publication Title:||Public Administration|
|Publisher:||Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Inc|
|Page Range:||pp. 307-324|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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