Table 2

Summary of management issues raised across papers

CategoryDescriptionNo. of publications (%) (N=55)
Operational elements of management

Partner selection criteria22 (40%)
Determinants of consortium leaders8 (17%)
Partnership development phase11 (20%)
Types of collaborative agreement used7 (13%)
Governance structures19 (35%)
Coordination of consortia activities21 (38%)
Monitoring and evaluation of consortia activities22 (40%)
Relational elements of managementRelationship building45 (81%)
Equity and power24 (44%)
Role of leadership20 (36%)
Partner inclusion16 (29%)