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Social-Ecological Systems Meta-Analysis Database: Component

SummaryManagement is about 28 people for all FIG, includes harbor master, economists, fishery scientists, and observers
SubtypeGovernment Agency
SectorFisheries (Stock-specific)
Interest HeterogeneityLow (1)
ExplanationFormally: Low - Managers have similar goals and are guided by the same management plan. Some divergence in that different fishery interests are in conflict with each other. One fishery wants to expand fishing grounds, where others are against that since it is nursery grounds.
Costs Of ExitNo
ExplanationMost managers are recruited from abroad and are given suitable moving expense and housing packages.
Proportionality (Of Costs And Benefits)No
ExplanationNo/little costs for managers, but many professional benefits. Small team, often early career scientists and managers who leave after 2, 3, 4 years to continue career paths.
Actor Group CoordinationBoth formal and informal
ExplanationFormal fisheries meetings within the Fisheries Department (according to FIG website) But also informal coordination. Managers are all in one building, no branches, and all know each other quite closely. To become official everything goes through formal processes, but informally talk about work too.
Leadership["", "Formal leader"]
ExplanationFormal: Management has a hierarchal structure, but also everyone has their own responsibilities. Small team. No informal leader.
Leadership AccountabilityMedium (2)
ExplanationWhile there are formal processes to hold managers accountable, such as the Internal Review Process, such processes are not especially strong. Managers find themselves accountable and hold themselves to professional standards. But yes held to their actions, though fisheries it is difficult to ascertain fault.
Leadership AuthorityHigh (3)
ExplanationWhile scientific advise is given to the director and the committee which is made up of government and industry representatives, it is ultimately approved by the Executive Council.
Actor Group TrustHigh (3)
ExplanationIn management, there are rivals of course, but managers all know each other and generally have trust that they are in it together.
Past CollaborationHigh (3)
ExplanationManagement has collaborated since its inception
Personal CommunicationMore than once a year (5)
ExplanationAll know each other, work in the same building in the same wing, and talk daily
Remote CommunicationMore than once a year (5)
ExplanationAll know each other and email each other daily