Governance Structures in Distributed Problem Solving Networks

8 Pages Posted: 19 Nov 2008

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Max Loubser

University of Oxford - Oxford Internet Institute

Date Written: November 17, 2008

Abstract

Evaluating the role of governance in distributed problem solving networks (DPSNs) and comparing the governance structures across a set of case studies. The paper proposes a basic taxonomy separating DPSNs in which problem solvers can modify the way the problem solving platform works from those where the intermediaries set the rules.

Keywords: distributed problem solving networks, internet, network, crowd sourcing, problem solving, governance, organization, knowledge, collaboration, digital networks, information sharing

Suggested Citation

Loubser, Max, Governance Structures in Distributed Problem Solving Networks (November 17, 2008). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1302945 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1302945

Max Loubser (Contact Author)

University of Oxford - Oxford Internet Institute ( email )

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University of Oxford
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