open government - Freddy Mariñez Navarro (38 pages)

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Axis of management

In this axis explain three components. The first is the collaborative participation, it's defined as

the potential that includes the diverse voices in the public policy process and the making of the

decision itself. It is a collaborative approach to participation that results in the association of

citizens organizations that share resources, knowledge, strategies for achieving the quality of

government and the making of public policy. The second component assets relate to certain

features of intergovernmental relations and their implications, and the last component is the

Public-Private Partnerships tools understood as articulating a kind of government-business


2.b.1 Collaborative Participation

To which we refer to participation call it collaborative? It is clear that for collaborative

participation to crystallize and become a factor of democratic deepening, it is necessary the

existence of a government policy that enables closer through dialogue between government and

citizens, it would have had room for the care and demand management, negotiation and dialogue

and cooperation between them. The collaborative participation differs from classical forms of

participation by the disconnection with the workmanship in decision making. Teresa Harrison,

Santiago Guerrero, G. Brian Burke and Meghan Cook (2011), claim that deliberation and

participation should be an opportunity to exchange views in order to determine the course of

action, in other words, would ensure that different points of view of citizens, groups civil and

non-governmental actors are incorporated into government action. That is, collaborative

participation occurs in the time individuals are an integral part, with its expertise, along with the

government in the process of the making of decisions to generate solutions that will then be

implemented. This implies a change in the play of both political legitimacy, social skills and

non-governmental actors, as well as changes in public organizations pressured by increasingly

complex environments (Hal G. Rainey, 2003).

The collaborative participation then, does the government opened a possibility of dialogue,

communication, trust and legitimacy and that calls for different sectors of society to work

together, recognizing that citizens have information that can be used to solve public problems.

According Ank Michels (2011), four types of democratic innovations are proposed to improve

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