is reaching across borders, margins, or sections to 'build
relationships, interconnections and interdependencies'* in order to manage complex
develop partnerships and collaboration by 'building
sustainable relationships, managing through influence and negotiation, and seeking
to understand motives, roles and responsibilities.'*
create 'strategic alliances, joint working arrangements,
networks, partnerships and many other forms of collaboration across organizational
* Williams, P. The Competent Boundary Spanner. Public Admin. 2002; 80: 103-124.