Principles for controlling agents: The political economy of network structure

Milward, H. Brinton; Provan, Keith G.
April 1998
Journal of Public Administration Research & Theory;Apr98, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p203
Academic Journal
Proposes a preliminary theory of network effectiveness wherein the unit of analysis is not the organization but the ties between the parts of a network of organizations that jointly produce a service. How this theory and the study that produced it differs from most studies of interorganizational relations and networks; The problem of institutional design; A framework for organizational economics.


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