Relationships for Aid
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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Skills such as reflection , effective dialogue and systemic conceptualization may not come naturally to people and are ... training and skills development in this area to ensure that organizational policy is effectively transformed into ...
Immersions are likely to be most effective if integrated within a wider systemic process of personal and organizational learning - a process that values reflection and relationship - building as emphasized elsewhere in this book .
In the absence of effective internal management accounting systems , the problem had gone unnoticed for a substantial length of time , and the accumulated effects were responsible for significant reductions in scarce reserves .
ما يقوله الناس - كتابة مراجعة
Learning for Development
Making Relationships Matter for Aid Bureaucracies
Learning from Immersions
6 من الأقسام الأخرى غير ظاهرة