ABSTRACT

The proliferation of giant multi-organizational agencies in the last decade has fostered a rethinking of inter-organizational interactions. By synthesizing emerging planning theories with the most recent research in the field, How Organizations Act Together offers a unique and comprehensive perspective on how modern organizations interact. From missions to the moon to management and modern public policy, Alexander unravels the complexities of interorganizational coordination, providing students and scholars with the tools for understanding.

part I|2 pages

Knowledge: Definitions, Theories and Research

part II|2 pages

Practice: Interorganizational Coordination Structures — Design, Operation and Performance

part III|2 pages

Synthesis: Theory and Practice