Affordable Access

Download Read

Dynamics of Dialogic Capital in Interorganizational Collaboration

  • Society & Ethics


I treat the dynamics of interorganizational collaboration from a dialogue perspective. This extends the ‘exploitative’ and ‘explorative’ approaches that currently define scholarship on interorganizational collaboration. A dialogue perspective is argued to be particularly useful in understanding interorganizational efforts to tackle systemic issues that are technically as well as behaviorally complex, e.g., global warming. The concept of ‘dialogic capital’ is then introduced to theorize how, and by whom, the interorganizational dialogue is shaped in a context in which there is little formal authority among the participants. The process of accrual, leverage and growth/decline of dialogic capital is presented and implications for empirical research offered.

There are no comments yet on this publication. Be the first to share your thoughts.


Seen <100 times
Downloaded <100 times

More articles like this

Collaboration, competition, and co-opetition: Inte...

on Children and Youth Services Re...

The role and importance of interorganizational col...

on Progress in clinical and biolo... 1990

The dynamics of interorganizational coordination.

on Administrative science quarter... December 1984
More articles like this..