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Localizing the Public-Private Partnership in Taiwan

Po-Yu Lee, Hong-Cheng Liu


The theory of cross-sector governance in public administration emphasizes the interaction relationship of public sector, private sector, and civil society. Furthermore, government is obliged to integrate those three sectors to form a niche effectively, and its managerial competency must be expanded to the convergence and interaction of government and society. This paper based on cross-sector governance emphasizes on the partnership between governments and society organizations that co-produce public services. Garden Villa is the first case of Rehabilitate-Operate-Transfer (ROT) in Kaohsiung City. Its success is from that Civil Service Development Institute of Kaohsiung Government and Diwan University have formed a partnership which has successfully achieving public service delivery, providing professional civil service training and hospitality management. In terms of experience, the formation and operation of cross-sector governance model between government and private sector or civil society will be discussed further in this study based on the case study of Garden Villa.


governance, cross-sector governance, public-private partnership, contract out

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