Discovering collaborative advantage: the contributions of goal categories and visual strategy mapping

John M. Bryson, Fran Ackermann, Colin Eden

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

Collaboration can make sense when there is some sort of “collaborative advantage” to be gained, meaning organizations can achieve something together that they cannot easily achieve by themselves. However, the literature is essentially silent on how to identify collaborative advantage. This article addresses this shortcoming in the theory of collaborative advantage for public purposes by proposing a set of goal categories that may be used to help articulate collaborative advantage and introducing the use of visual strategy mapping as part of a facilitated group process to figure out what the collaborative advantage might be. Collaborative advantage, as it is normally understood, consists of shared core goals. Collaborative advantage for public purposes should take into account public values beyond shared core goals.

LanguageEnglish
Pages912-925
Number of pages14
JournalPublic Administration Review
Volume76
Issue number6
Early online date24 Jul 2016
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2016

Fingerprint

Values
Group
literature
Public value
Group processes

Keywords

  • core goals
  • collaboration
  • collaborative advantage

Cite this

@article{b8e04536613648eda5cc4a0ac80b04dd,
title = "Discovering collaborative advantage: the contributions of goal categories and visual strategy mapping",
abstract = "Collaboration can make sense when there is some sort of “collaborative advantage” to be gained, meaning organizations can achieve something together that they cannot easily achieve by themselves. However, the literature is essentially silent on how to identify collaborative advantage. This article addresses this shortcoming in the theory of collaborative advantage for public purposes by proposing a set of goal categories that may be used to help articulate collaborative advantage and introducing the use of visual strategy mapping as part of a facilitated group process to figure out what the collaborative advantage might be. Collaborative advantage, as it is normally understood, consists of shared core goals. Collaborative advantage for public purposes should take into account public values beyond shared core goals.",
keywords = "core goals, collaboration, collaborative advantage",
author = "Bryson, {John M.} and Fran Ackermann and Colin Eden",
note = "This is the peer reviewed version of the following article: Bryson, J. M., Ackermann, F., & Eden, C. (2016). Discovering collaborative advantage: the contributions of goal categories and visual strategy mapping. Public Administration Review, 76(6), 912-925, which has been published in final form at [http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/puar.12608]. This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance with Wiley Terms and Conditions for Self-Archiving.",
year = "2016",
month = "11",
day = "1",
doi = "10.1111/puar.12608",
language = "English",
volume = "76",
pages = "912--925",
journal = "Public Administration Review",
issn = "0033-3352",
number = "6",

}

Discovering collaborative advantage : the contributions of goal categories and visual strategy mapping. / Bryson, John M.; Ackermann, Fran; Eden, Colin.

In: Public Administration Review, Vol. 76, No. 6, 01.11.2016, p. 912-925.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

TY - JOUR

T1 - Discovering collaborative advantage

T2 - Public Administration Review

AU - Bryson, John M.

AU - Ackermann, Fran

AU - Eden, Colin

N1 - This is the peer reviewed version of the following article: Bryson, J. M., Ackermann, F., & Eden, C. (2016). Discovering collaborative advantage: the contributions of goal categories and visual strategy mapping. Public Administration Review, 76(6), 912-925, which has been published in final form at [http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/puar.12608]. This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance with Wiley Terms and Conditions for Self-Archiving.

PY - 2016/11/1

Y1 - 2016/11/1

N2 - Collaboration can make sense when there is some sort of “collaborative advantage” to be gained, meaning organizations can achieve something together that they cannot easily achieve by themselves. However, the literature is essentially silent on how to identify collaborative advantage. This article addresses this shortcoming in the theory of collaborative advantage for public purposes by proposing a set of goal categories that may be used to help articulate collaborative advantage and introducing the use of visual strategy mapping as part of a facilitated group process to figure out what the collaborative advantage might be. Collaborative advantage, as it is normally understood, consists of shared core goals. Collaborative advantage for public purposes should take into account public values beyond shared core goals.

AB - Collaboration can make sense when there is some sort of “collaborative advantage” to be gained, meaning organizations can achieve something together that they cannot easily achieve by themselves. However, the literature is essentially silent on how to identify collaborative advantage. This article addresses this shortcoming in the theory of collaborative advantage for public purposes by proposing a set of goal categories that may be used to help articulate collaborative advantage and introducing the use of visual strategy mapping as part of a facilitated group process to figure out what the collaborative advantage might be. Collaborative advantage, as it is normally understood, consists of shared core goals. Collaborative advantage for public purposes should take into account public values beyond shared core goals.

KW - core goals

KW - collaboration

KW - collaborative advantage

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=84992618613&partnerID=8YFLogxK

U2 - 10.1111/puar.12608

DO - 10.1111/puar.12608

M3 - Article

VL - 76

SP - 912

EP - 925

JO - Public Administration Review

JF - Public Administration Review

SN - 0033-3352

IS - 6

ER -