Focus: Coordination in the Public Sector – Key Academic Litterature


Askim, J., A.L. Fimreite, A. Moseley and L. H. Pedersen 2011. One-Stop Shops for Social Welfare: The Adaptation of an Organizational Form in Three Countries. Public Administration 89 (4): 1451-1468.

Bogdanor, V. (Ed) 2005. Joined-Up Government. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Bouckaert, G., B.G. Peters & K. Verhoest 2010. The Coordination of Public Sector Organizations. Shifting Patterns of Public Management. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Brandsen, T. & V. Pestoff 2006. Co-production, the Third Sector and the Delivery of Public Services. Public Management Review 8 (4): 493-501.

Christensen, T. & P. Lægreid (eds) 2006. Autonomy and Control. Coping with Agencies in the Modern State. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar.

Christensen, T. & P. Lægreid 2007. The Whole-of-Government Approach to Public Sector Reform. Public Administration Review 67 (6): 1059-1066.

Christensen, T. and P. Lægreid 2010. Complexity and Hybrid Public Administration – Theoretical and Empirical Challenges. Public Organization Review 11(4):1-17

Clark, M. and J. Steward 2003. Handling Wicked Issues. In J. Reynolds et al. (Eds.) The Managing Care Reader. London: Routledge.

Dunleavy, P., H. Margetts et al. 2006. New Public Management is Dead – Long Live Digital-Era Governance. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory 16 (3): 467-494.

Gregory, R. 2003. All the King’s Horses and all the King’s men: Putting New Zealand’s Public sector back together again. International Public Management Review 4 (2): 41-58.

Halligan, J. 2007. Reintegrating Government in Third Generation Reforms of Australia dn New Zealand. Public Policy and Administration (22) 2: 217-238.

Head, B.W. 2008. Wicked Problems in Public Policy. Public Policy 3 (2): 101-118.

Hood, C. 2005.The Idea of Joined-Up Government: A Historical Perspective. In V. Bogdanor (Ed.) Joined-Up Government. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Ling, T. 2002. Delivering Joined-Up Government in the UK: Dimensions, Issues and Problems. Public Administration 80 (4): 615-642.

Metcalfe, J.L. 1976. Organizational Strategies and Interorganizational Networks. Human Relations 29 (4) 327-345.

OECD 2005. Modernizing government: The way forward. Paris: OECD.

Osborne, S. P., (ed) 2009. The new public governance: Emerging perspectives on the theory and practice of public governance. London: Routledge.

Perri 6, D. Leat, K. Seltzer and G. Stoker 2002. Towards Holistic Governance: The New Reform Agenda. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Peters, B. G. 1998. Managing Horizontal Government. The Politics of Co-ordination. Ottawa, ON: Canadian Centre for Management Development.

Pollitt, C. 2003. Joined-up Government: A Survey. Political Studies Review 1 (1): 34-49.

Pollitt, C. and G. Bouckaert 2011. Public Management Reform: A Comparative Analysis: New Public Management, Governance and the Neo-Weberian State, 3rd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press

Rittel, H.W.J. and M.M. Webber 1973. Dilemmas in a General Theory of Planning. Policy Sciences, 4 (2): 155-169.

Sharpf, F. 1994. Games Real Actors Play. Boulder: Westview Press.

Thompson, G. J. Frances, R. Levacic and J. Mitchell 1991. Markets, Hierarchies and Networks: The Coordination of Social Life. London: Sage.

Verhoest, K. & G. Bouckaert 2005. Machinery of Government and Policy Capacity: The Effects of Specialization and Coordination. In M. Painter & J. Pierre (Eds) Challenges to State Policy Capacity: Global Trends and Comparative Perspectives. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Wegrich, K. 2010. Post-New Public Management. B. Blanke, S. von Bandemer, F. Nullmeier and G Wewer Handbuch zur Verwaltungsreform. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag.

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