Today’s public managers often work in multi-organizational networks to solve problems that cannot be solved easily by single organizations. E-PARCC provides teaching tools that prepare future public administrators with skills that will help them collaborate
successfully across organizations in public, private, and nonprofit sectors. Our award-winning simulations and cases actively engage students in creative, collaborative work to solve problems and foster change in the real world.
is pleased to announce the 2019 winners of the annual E-PARCC teaching case
and simulation competition are now available online.
The Winner of the Glendal E. and Alice
D. Wright Prize Fund for Conflict and Collaboration Case Studies in International
“VFAN – A Sustainable and Collaborative
Initiative to Improve the Livelihoods of Underprivileged Communities in
Conflict Countries: The Rwandan Experience.”
By K.B.S. Kumar and Indu Perepu, IBS Center for Management
FIRST PLACE WINNERS
“The Death of Marchella Pierce:
Collaboration, Conflict and Accountability in Child Protective Services”
By Eric Hepler, Wisconsin
Legislative Fiscal Bureau, and Donald
Moynihan, McCourt School of Public
Policy, Georgetown University
Katherine R. Cooper, Assistant
Professor, Communication Studies, DePaul University, H. Brinton Milward, University of Arizona, and Michelle Shumate, Northwestern University.
“‘Collector Bro’”: Using Social Media to Tap
the Power of Volunteerism”
By Debapratim Purkayastha, Dean,
IBS Hyderabad and Vijay Kumar Tangirala.
Simulation: “Hydrofracturing in New Frackillvania.”
By Daniel Matisoff, Associate
Professor, Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, Georgia Institute of Technology.
We invite you to check out the new Public Engagement Toolbox (
participation.syr.edu), a collection of links to reliable, research-based sources of information for public officials charged with holding meetings to involve the public in decisions. Created under the direction
of Prof. Tina Nabatchi, this website offers step-by-step guidance on engaging with communities and constituents effectively.
E-PARCC FactsLeadership. E-PARCC is a project of the Collaborative Governance Initiative led by the Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration. It was founded in 2007 by Rosemary O'Leary and Catherine Gerard,
then Co-Directors of PARCC.Resources. Cases and simulations are free for use under a Creative Commons license, and may be available in English, Spanish, and Chinese. Competition. Each year, E-PARCC invites applicants to submit
new teaching cases and simulations. Sponsors. Support for E-PARCC has come from the John Ben Snow Foundation, Inc., Howard G. and S. Louise Phansteil, and Glendal E. and Alice D. Wright.
Professor Emeritus of Public Management and Public Policy at Willamette University's Atkinson Graduate School of Management
Co-author of the case “Facilitating a Public Policy Issue: Practicing Textbook Tools and Confronting Challenges That Textbooks Don’t” with Samuel J. Imperati of the Institute for Conflict Management, Inc. and with thanks to Jessica Ordonez of Apicality Communication, LLC