Relationships for Aid
Earthscan, 2006 - 178 من الصفحات
International aid is about much more than money. The UN Millennium Development Goals and major events like Live 8 have focused the world spotlight on issues of poverty relief and aid like never before, but have not concentrated on the quality of relationships that can make aid succeed or fail. This book, authored by an internationally renowned group of aid practitioners, reveals the contradictions and challenges involved in forging these relationships.
International development organizations combine the unbridled play of power and arrogant amnesia with serious and innovative efforts to create a more democratic world, to support transformative learning and to strengthen accountability. The book explores recent attempts from within aid agencies to go against the current flow of top-down results based management by learning how to build lasting partnerships that transfer power to those at the receiving end of aid. More than just a critique, the authors offer a practical framework for understanding relationships in the international aid system and look at the relevance of organizational learning theory, which is widely used in business.
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... achieve the kinds of insight that result in profound learning and change . The implications of this type of learning for an organization are thus less to do with knowledge management systems and processes , and more concerned with ...
... achieve a predetermined concrete change in which the recipient organization is treated as an instrument of that change , the focus of donor effort would be to support that organization's own efforts in what may be a rapidly changing ...
... achieve deeper levels of understanding of underlying issues . This leads to double - loop learning , allowing organizational members to question values , beliefs and assumptions that might lead to fundamental change in the way they go ...
Learning for Development
Making Relationships Matter for Aid Bureaucracies
Learning from Immersions
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