New Book: Hybrid Governance, Organisations and Society - Value Creation Perspectives

The era of hybrid governance is here. More and more organizations occupy a position between public and private ownership. And value is created not through business or public interests alone, but through distinct forms of hybrid governance.

New book on hybrid governance, Hybrid Governance, Organisations and Society: Value Creation Perspectives (2020), edited by Prof. Jarmo Vakkuri & Prof. Jan-Erik Johanson, has been published. Aimed at at researchers and students of public management, public administration, business management, corporate social responsibility and governance, this book provides a theoretical, conceptual and empirical understanding of value creation in hybrid organizations. The book features several international authors and explores hybridity in varying contexts.

“This book offers a comprehensive overview of how hybrids produce value. It explores the drivers, obstacles and complications for value creation in different hybrid contexts: state-owned enterprises, urban policy-making, universities and non-profits from around the world. The authors address several types of value contents, for instance financial, social and public value. Furthermore, the book provides a novel way of understanding multiple forms of doing value in hybrid settings. The book explains mixing, compromising and legitimising as important mechanisms of value creation.


Where to get this book?

Hybrid Governance, Organisations and Society: Value Creation Perspectives (2020) in ResearchGate