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Collaborative Competencies

October 11, 2011

Rick Morse is a School of Government faculty member. Collaborative governance in its many forms, from intergovernmental and public-private partnerships to stakeholder consensus building processes, is becoming more and more common across the U.S. and will continue to be so due to the highly interconn … Continued

New Video about Creating a Public-Private Partnership for Economic Development

April 12, 2011

Rick Morse is a School of Government faculty member. Economic development is a classic example of a boundary-crossing problem. Local economies are impacted by the actions of multiple jurisdictions (e.g. neighboring municipalities, county government, etc.), as well as the actions of private and nonpr … Continued

Recommended Book: Working Across Boundaries

February 8, 2011

Rick Morse is a School of Government faculty member. His work focuses on collaborative governance and public leadership. Community economic development is a classic example of a “transboundary” issue. There is no single authority that, acting alone, can effectively address community and economic dev … Continued

Recommended Book on Collaborative Governance

May 11, 2010

Rick Morse is a School of Government faculty member One of my primary research interests is the emerging practice of collaborative governance. I  have recently blogged about some of my own research on the topic and am happy here to recommend an excellent book I have recently read. Professor Carmen S … Continued

Collaborative Governance: The Case of WNC EdNET

April 13, 2010

Rick Morse is a School of Government faculty member. To effectively address today’s public problems there is an increasing need to work through partnerships across multiple boundaries (organizational, jurisdictional, sectoral).  “Collaborative governance” has come to be the term of art for this idea … Continued