Creating Public Value in Practice: Advancing the Common Good by John M. Bryson, Barbara C. Crosby, Laura Bloomberg

By John M. Bryson, Barbara C. Crosby, Laura Bloomberg

There is lots of chatter within the media approximately no matter if the satisfaction that american citizens have felt in the direction of their citizenship and the relationship they’ve felt in the direction of their democratic values, can ever be restored. This ebook brings jointly a suite of stellar students and practitioners to debate and improve the cross-cutting subject matters and strategies of engagement in sections 1) electorate and democracy, 2) institutional layout, three) cross-sector collaboration, and four) worth production. The publication includes illustrative case reviews spanning neighborhood to international, analytical to creatively synthesized, and extensive dependent to express.

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They argue that nonprofit organizations create public value in three ways often overlooked by scholars: (1) through the social impact that results from nonprofit mission fulfillment; (2) through nonprofits’ involvement in public–private partnerships; and (3) through the stewardship role nonprofits assume as they provide institutional space and constructive tension in which collaboration can incubate and thrive. To demonstrate the contributions nonprofit organizations make to the creation of public value, the authors present five case studies of public–private partnerships in Cleveland, Ohio.

2011. Constructive Politics as Public Work: Organizing the Literature. Political Theory, 39(5): 630–660. Bozeman, B. 2002. Public value failure: When efficient markets may not do. Public Administration Review, 62(2): 145–161. Bozeman, B. 2007. Public Values and Public Interest: Counterbalancing Economic Individualism. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press. Bozeman, B. and J. Johnson. 2014. The political economy of public values: A case for the public sphere and progressive opportunity. American Review of Public Administration, published online 26 May 2014.

Moulton (2009, p. ” In a complementary effort, Bozeman joined with Beck Jørgensen (Beck Jørgensen and Bozeman, 2007) in developing an inventory of public values. They scanned the public administration literature to come up with a set of seven “constellations” of public values: (1) the public sector’s contribution to society, (2) transforming interests to decisions, (3) the relationship between public administrators and politicians, (4) the relationships between public administrators and their environment, (5) inter-organizational aspects of public administration, (6) the behavior of public employees, and (7) the relationships between public administration and the citizens.

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