• 1. The fragmentation of theories of governance
  • 2. Governance defined
  • 3. Dimensions of governance
  • 3.1 Physical dimension
  • 3.2 Legal dimension
  • 3.3 Cost
  • 3.4 Risk
  • 3.5 Knowledge
  • 3.6 Stakeholder perception
  • 3.7 Ethics
  • 4. Identifying governance mechanisms
  • 4.1 Price mechanism
  • 4.2 Authority
  • 4.3 Contracts
  • 4.4 Psychological contracts / Relational governance
  • 4.5 Psychological contracts / Relational governance
  • 4.6 Reputation
  • 4.7 Restricted access to network
  • 4.8 Macroculture / Common overlap of knowledge
  • 5. Consequences of the additional governance dimensions on governance mechanisms
  • 5.1 Services
  • 5.2 Knowledge
  • 5.3 Stakeholder perception
  • 6. Governing intrinsic incentives and reputation
  • 7.1 Price mechanism
  • 7.2 Authority
  • 7.3 Contracts
  • 8. Interaction effects among governance mechanisms
  • 9. Conclusions
  • Bibliography