In order for co-production to become a viable way of working in public sector management and policy-making, practitioners need to be more reflective and researchers need to be more action oriented. This article discusses reflective practice, action research and the idea of a community of inquiry in which both practice and science work together. The authors illustrate their ideas with an example from their own practice and explain the advantages of their approach.

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Persistent URL dx.doi.org/10.1080/09540962.2010.492183, hdl.handle.net/1765/113634
Journal Public Money and Management: integrating theory and practice in public management
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Duijn, M, Rijnveld, M, & van Hulst, M.J. (2010). Meeting in the middle: joining reflection and action in complex public sector projects. Public Money and Management: integrating theory and practice in public management, 30(4), 227–233. doi:10.1080/09540962.2010.492183