A shared governance platform

Authored by: Timothy M. Gieseke

Shared Governance for Sustainable Working Landscapes

Print publication date:  August  2016
Online publication date:  August  2016

Print ISBN: 9781498718004
eBook ISBN: 9781315371078
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Governance styles of organizations do shift and perhaps even change over time, but organizations should not be expected to adopt different governance styles for the sole purpose of alignment. Governance is a cultural- based characteristic, and so, highly resistant to change (Meuleman, 2008). And in any case, no one governance style is optimum for achieving all objectives as each has their strengths and weaknesses for achieving particular objectives (Jessop, 2003). To resolve this governance paradox, a shared governance platform is proposed to enable governance actors from organizations with different governance styles to interact to achieve common outcomes.

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