The Management of UN Peacekeeping

The Management of UN Peacekeeping : Coordination, Learning, and Leadership in Peace Operations

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This groundbreaking book brings the insights of organization and public administration theories to the analysis and enhancement of complex peace operations. Focusing on three essential and interrelated aspects of organizations-coordination, learning, and leadership-the authors bridge the gap between research on UN peacekeeping and the realities confronted both in the office and in the field.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 433 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 25.4mm | 735g
  • Boulder, CO, United States
  • English
  • 1626375852
  • 9781626375857

Table of contents

The Management of UN Peacekeeping-J. Junk and F. Mancini.
Coordination, Learning, and Leadership: Challenges of Peace Operations-W. Seibel, J. Junk, T. Blume, and E. Schoendorf.
Coordination and Networks-A. Herrhausen.
Network and Transaction Cost Theories: Lessons from Bosnia-Herzegovina-M. Lipson.
Peace Operations as Temporary Network Organizations-J. Raab and J. Soeters.
Integrated DDR: Lessons for Coordination in Peace Operations?-T. Pietz.
The Elusive Coherence of Building Peace-C. de Coning.
The Coherence Conundrum in Peace Operations-A. Bhattacharjee.
Organizational Learning and Peace Operations-A.B. Antal, J. Junk, and P. Schumann.
Learning and Identity in the Field-M. Schriener, R. Klimecki, and S. Doering.
Bureaucracy and Learning at Headquarters-T. Benner, S. Mergenthaler, and P. Rotmann.
Organizational Change in International Bureaucracies-M. Bauer, H. Joergens, and C. Knill.
Leadership in Organizations: A Review-S. Boerner.
Leadership in Peace Operations: A Secretary or a General?-S. Chesterman and T.M. Franck.
The Special Representatives of the UN Secretary-General-M. Froehlich.
Role Models of Leadership in Peace Operations: Lessons from Kosovo-F. Trettin.
Linking Coordination, Learning, and Leadership-F. Mancini and J. Junk.
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Review quote

An impressive and timely work of interdisciplinary scholarship.... [It] represents an innovative and successful attempt to facilitate dialogue between scholars and policymakers on the practice of management in peace operations, an issue of immense and immediate importance for the United Nations and its blue helmets.
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About Julian Junk

Julian Junk is research fellow at both the Peace Research Institute Frankfurt and the Goethe University of Frankfurt.

Francesco Mancini is nonresident senior adviser at the International Peace Institute and adjunct associate professor at the National University of Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy.

Wolfgang Seibel is professor of politics and public administration at the University of Konstanz.

Till Blume serves on the staff of the German Federal Foreign Office.
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