Matching form to function: designing organizational models to support knowledge brokering in European health systems

    Publication year: 2013

    Most existing organizational models for knowledge brokering comprise a set of design features that reflect an evolving effort, typically by researchers and research organizations, to balance a variety of competing objectives such as independence and relevance. These design features are rarely selected to optimize the match between form, function (knowledgebrokering mechanisms used) and the policy-making context.