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The Public-Private Partnership Handbook

Book Description

The Public-Private Partnership Handbook leads managers and decision makers through the key stages of planning, implementing and benefiting from working partnerships between public and private sector organizations.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Contents
  4. List of Figures
  5. List of Tables
  6. Acknowledgements
  7. Introduction
  8. 01   The opportunities and challenges of working together   The opportunities and challenges of working together
    1. Introduction
    2. The evolution of joint working in the private sector
    3. The evolution of joint working in the public sector
    4. The shifting role of public sector organizations
    5. The opportunities and challenges of joint working in the future
    6. Conclusion
    7. Practitioner tips
    8. Practitioner questions
    9. Notes
  9. 02    What is joint working?   What is joint working?
    1. Introduction
    2. What is joint working?
    3. So, what is joint working?
    4. Conclusion
    5. Practitioner tips
    6. Practitioner questions
    7. Notes
  10. 03     We all say partnership but do we mean the same thing?    We all say partnership but do we mean the same thing?
    1. Introduction
    2. The reality of joint working
    3. Two types of joint working
    4. Do we really mean partnership?
    5. Joint working and synergy
    6. Conclusion
    7. Practitioner tips
    8. Practitioner questions
    9. Notes
  11. 04    Selection criteria for joint working   Selection criteria for joint working
    1. Introduction
    2. The criteria for joint working
    3. Procurement processes
    4. The procurement process and joint working
    5. The external due diligence process
    6. The internal due diligence process
    7. Conclusion
    8. Practitioner tips
    9. Practitioner questions
    10. Notes
  12. 05    The dynamics of working together   The dynamics of working together
    1. Introduction
    2. Getting teams to work
    3. Looking inside
    4. Looking outside
    5. Getting to transform
    6. The Synergy Challenge
    7. Transformation
    8. So, how will I know?
    9. Managing a portfolio
    10. Conclusion
    11. Practitioner tips
    12. Practitioner questions
    13. Notes
  13. 06    Organizational cultures and joint working   Organizational cultures and joint working
    1. Introduction
    2. So, what is organizational culture?
    3. Organizational culture in action
    4. Leadership
    5. Cultural characteristics of joint working
    6. Conclusion
    7. Practitioner tips
    8. Practitioner questions
    9. Notes
  14. 07    The strategy process and joint working   The strategy process and joint working
    1. Introduction
    2. So, what is strategy?
    3. Understanding the strategy process
    4. The challenges of organizations from the two sectors working together
    5. Flexing in the strategy process
    6. Conclusion
    7. Practitioner tips
    8. Practitioner questions
    9. Notes
  15. 08    Understanding risk   Understanding risk
    1. Introduction
    2. What is risk?
    3. Risk assessment
    4. Risk management
    5. The different types of organizational risk
    6. Whose risk is it?
    7. Risk and the Synergy Challenge
    8. Conclusion
    9. Practitioner tips
    10. Practitioner questions
    11. Notes
  16. 09   It’s all in the specification   It’s all in the specification
    1. Introduction
    2. What is a specification?
    3. Prescribed outcomes and outputs
    4. How performance will be managed and reviewed
    5. How value for money will be assessed
    6. The process of awarding contracts
    7. Understanding the market
    8. Conclusion
    9. Practitioner tips
    10. Practitioner questions
    11. Notes
  17. 10    Finance and returns   Finance and returns
    1. Introduction
    2. The sources of finance
    3. The Private Finance Initiative (PFI)
    4. Return on investment
    5. Cash flow
    6. Profiling of returns
    7. Conclusion
    8. Practitioner tips
    9. Practitioner questions
    10. Notes
  18. 11    Joint working failure, resilience and continuity   Joint working failure, resilience and continuity
    1. Introduction
    2. Joint working failure
    3. Shared rationale
    4. Staircase of Relationships
    5. Economic sustainability
    6. Outcome delivery
    7. Change over time
    8. Taking stock of joint working
    9. Termination, resilience and continuity
    10. Conclusion
    11. Practitioner tips
    12. Practitioner questions
    13. Notes
  19. 12    The Synergy Challenge   The Synergy Challenge
    1. Introduction
    2. The role of the public sector
    3. Public sector competencies, capabilities, capacity and culture
    4. Intra-organizational issues
    5. Intra-sectoral issues
    6. Can the public sector ascend the Staircase of Relationships?
    7. The private sector and the Staircase of Relationships
    8. Conclusion
    9. Practitioner tips
    10. Practitioner questions
    11. Notes
  20. Appendix: Starting the journey
  21. Epilogue
  22. Index
  23. Copyright