- About COCOPS
- Work Packages
- WP1: NPM meta-analysis
- WP2: NPM and the size of government
- WP3: Survey of public managers
- WP4: Satisfaction, voice and choice
- WP5: Coordinating social cohesion
- WP6: NPM and social cohesion
- WP7: Coordination after the crisis
- WP8: Futures and scenarios
- Contact us
COCOPS – Coordinating for Cohesion in the Public Sector of the Future is a public management research consortium consisting of 11 universities in 10 countries. With a budget of nearly 2,7 million € from the European Commission’s FP7, this is to become one of the largest comparative public management research projects in Europe. The project started on 1 Jan 2011 and will run for 3,5 years. It is coordinated by Erasmus University Rotterdam.
The COCOPS Executive Survey on Public Sector Reform in Europe’ has been successfully completed in the first 11 countries (Austria, Estonia, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, UK). Other surveys are also starting in Denmark, Lithuania and Serbia. For more information regarding the survey and its results please see here.
COCOPS Working Paper Number 11 ‘Wicked Problems and the Challenge of Transboundary Coordination: The Case of Emergancy Preparadness and Crisis Management in Norway’ by Tom Christensen, PerLægreid, and Lise H. Rykkja is now available. The working paper addresses organization for internal security, which is a typical ‘wicked problem’.The focus is on the organization for emergency [...]
New COCOPS Policy Brief has been published: Satisfaction, Voice and Choice in European Public Services. It summarises some of the key findings from research on satisfaction, voice and choice in European public services as part of a work package of the COCOPS project. It is based on ananalysis of existing research and original research undertaken [...]