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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... impact , learning and change are central to immersions . For McGee ( 2002 , p36 ) policy - makers ' disposition for personal involvement with poor people in learning about poverty affects the soundness of the knowledge claims they can ...
... impact of their immersions on their organizations . The human resources and finance departments of any organization play a big part in forming and sustaining organizational cultures . Their staff may also be among those whose learning ...
... impact comes from Ravi Kanbur's ( 1999 ) immersion , which gave him confidence , confirming the importance of risk and vulnerability that were to be prominent in the very influential World Development Report 2000/2001 : Attacking ...
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