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dr. J. Raab

Associate Professor 

TS Social and Behavioral Sciences
Department of Organization Studies


In his work, Raab tries to understand how policy outcomes and public services come about through the joint efforts of actors in the public, non-profit, and private sectors. He analyses inter-organizational networks in different settings with quantitative and qualitative methods. He currently focuses on the governance and effectiveness of engineered networks. The goal of this endevour is to develop a configurational theory of network effectiveness..


Principal publications

  • Combining Structure, Governance and Context: A Configurational Approach to Network Effectiveness, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory , 2015, 25: 479-511 (with Remco Mannak and Bart Cambré)
  • Composing effective teams through team-dating?, Organization Studies, 2010, 31: 837-894 (with Petre Curseu, Patrick Kenis and Ulrik Brandes)
  • Heading towards a Society of Networks ? Empirical Developments and Theoretical Challenges, Journal of Management Inquiry, 2009, 18: 198-210 (with Patrick Kenis)
  • Dark Networks as Problems (with H. Brinton Milward), Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory 13 (4), 2003, pp. 413-440. (Most downloaded article of the Journal in 2004).
  • The Governance of Privatization. An Analysis of the Governance Structure of the Privatization of the East German Shipbuilding and Steel Industry 1990-1994. Wiesbaden: Westdeutscher Verlag/Germany (2002) (in German)

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Last amended: 04 October 2018