Managing Uncertainties in Networks

Managing Uncertainties in Networks

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As public and private sector organizations work more frequently in partnership, managing uncertainties, problems and controversies becomes increasingly difficult. Despite sophisticated technology and knowledge, the strategic networks and games required to solve uncertainties becomes more complex and more important than ever before. This unique text examines such developments in the area of network strategy. Differentiating itself from other policy network approaches which mainly have a research focus, this text has a managerial orientation, presenting strategies and management recommendations for public and private sector organizations as well as the analytical tools required by practitioners seeking to support their own internal decision-making and strategy formulation. Tapping into the important and ever-growing area of risk and uncertainty management, this is a vital and long awaited staple for the arena, written by two leading authors in the field, and is key reading for students, scholars and policy makers seeking to understand the complexities of the network the frames of reference or the reward structure that guide them. ... the development of a concrete solution says little about their value that, after all, goes beyond a specific issue. ... Strategies aimed at institutional design, discussed in Chapter 10, include the adaptation of network rules, the changing of shared opinions andanbsp;...

Title:Managing Uncertainties in Networks
Author:Johannes Franciscus Maria Koppenjan, Erik-Hans Klijn
Publisher:Psychology Press - 2004


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