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Commissioning Across Government: review of evidence
This report sets out the results of an in-depth review in the first half of 2010 of the evidence in the academic, policy and government literature on current approaches to the commissioning of services to establish which ‘models’ were currently in use, the evidence (up to that time) on what their ef...
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Author : Bovaird, Tony and Dickinson, Helen and Allen, Kerry
Date : 30 September 2012
Source : Project Report. University of Birmingham, Birmingham.
Collection : TSRC Research Report
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From crisis to mixed picture to phoney war: tracing third sector discourse in the 2008/9 recession
The recession of 2008/09 threatened a crisis for the third sector and its beneficiaries. Amidst mounting concern for the sector’s future, national and horizontal infrastructure and government worked together to minimise potential impacts. This research report, based on media scoping, literature revi...
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Author : Taylor, Rebecca and Parry, Jane and Alcock, Pete
Date : 01 May 2012
Source : Project Report. University of Birmingham, Birmingham.
Keywords : Third sector, voluntary sector, government, OTS, recession, downturn, economic crisis, infrastructure, policy, discourse
Collection : TSRC Research Report
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Partnership working
This working paper summarises the findings of a research project into third sector partnerships for public service delivery. Earlier findings from an evidence review were reported in Working Paper 60. Partnership working in and with the third sector in the context of public service delivery reflects...
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Author : Rees, James and Mullins, David and Bovaird, Tony
Date : 01 October 2012
Source : Project Report. University of Birmingham, Birmingham.
Keywords : Partnership, cross-sector, collaboration, public services, network governance, inter-organisational collaboration.
Collection : TSRC Research Report
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Third sector leadership: vexing issues and the power of narrative
The third sector is experiencing a radical shift in its political and economic environment. It is possible that it may be undergoing a significant transformation in its shape, its role and its relationship with the state. However, much of the third sector’s conversation appears to be focused on ques...
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Author : Macmillan, Rob and McLaren, Vic
Date : 01 March 2012
Source : Working Paper. University of Birmingham, Birmingham.
Keywords : Third sector; leadership; strategic narrative; civil society.
Collection : TSRC Research Report
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‘Wherever there is money there is influence’: exploring BIG’s impact on the third sector
Research by TSRC, in partnership with BIG, has explored the role and impact of BIG in the third sector. The Big Lottery Fund (BIG) represents a significant source of funding for the third sector. During the current period of public sector cuts its significance is likely to increase. BIG’s mission...
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Author : Ellis Paine, Angela
Date : 15 February 2012
Source : Project Report. University of Birmingham, Birmingham.
Keywords : Third sector, BIG Lottery Fund, funding, impact, outcomes, relationship, engagement
Collection : TSRC Research Report
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