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Hybrid organizations that mix elements of agency and enterprise play an important role in the debate of how government should address the financial and economic crisis. There is much discussion but not yet a wealth of empirical data. This article tries to address this lacuna.

Hybrid organizations: Cause or cure?

Hybrid organizations that mix elements of agency and enterprise play an important role in the debate of how government should address the financial and economic crisis. There is much discussion but not yet a wealth of empirical data. This article, which I presented at the 2011 IRSPM Conference tries to address this lacuna by describing the results of my PhD research on hybrid organizations in Dutch waste management, which focussed on the following general research question: How do hybrid organizations function in practice and what are the benefits and risks of their hybridity?

This article can be downloaded here.