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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Both are important ways of understanding and practising organizational learning . They do not , however , fully respond to the deeper concerns and contextual challenges described in the introduction . More recent literature , including ...
However , understanding and wisdom require higher - order mental faculties to be able to analyse , diagnose and make judgements . These can only be achieved through human psychological and social systems , whether at individual or ...
It needed to clearly articulate what was meant by the principles and behaviours set out in ALPS and to support an understanding of these across the organization . In addition , the organization needed to ensure that an understanding of ...
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