#Collaboration (and what was said at the IRSPM Conference 2015)

“Real collaboration…requires really going for it.” This post questions what it means to research collaboration, and to collaborate.

The Power To Persuade

Defining collaborative working and partnerships is a challenge, and was a central topic for discussion at the recent International PaulaResearch Society for Public Management (IRSPM)Conference held in Birmingham on 30 March 2014. In this post, Paula Karlsson from  Glasgow Caledonian University shares her reflections on understanding collaboration and what it means in practice. While it is a challenge, it is one that many across sectors are grappling with. 

Paula Karlsson a Finnish PhD student, living and studying in Scotland. She has a BA (Hons) degree and a MSc degree in Risk Management. Paula is currently doing her PhD at Glasgow Caledonian University titled: Co-governance of risk in new partnership models for public service provision: Comparative study between Scotland, Finland and Sweden.

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