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Main Title Working across boundaries : making collaboration work in government and nonprofit organizations /
Author Linden, Russell Matthew.
Publisher Jossey-Bass,
Year Published 2002
OCLC Number 50253124
ISBN 0787964301 (alk. paper); 9780787964306 (alk. paper)
Subjects Business networks. ; Strategic alliances (Business) ; Interorganizational relations. ; Administrative agencies--Management. ; Nonprofit organizations--Management.
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EKBM  HD69.S8.L555 2002 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 10/07/2005
ELBM  HD69.S8L555 2002 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 01/14/2013
Edition 1st ed.
Collation xxv, 302 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-292) and index.
Contents Notes
Why collaborate? And why now? -- One example of collaboration that makes a difference -- The challenges of successful collaboration -- A framework for collaboration -- Getting the basics right -- Forming open, trusting relationships among the principals -- Developing high stakes -- Creating a constituency for collaboration -- Building collaborative leadership -- Phases in the collaboration journey -- More keys to successful collaboration -- Collaboration within a single organization -- Toward a collaborative culture -- Four methods that promote collaboration -- Some questions and answers concerning collaboration -- Collaborative assessment tool -- The research base for this book. Publisher description: A practical guide for nonprofit and government professionals who want to learn the techniques and strategies of successful collaboration. This book shows how to make collaboration work in the real world. It offers practitioners a framework for developing collaborative relationships and shows them how to adopt strategies that have proven to be successful with a wide range of organizations. Filled with in-depth case studies-- including a particularly challenging case in which police officers and social workers overcome the inherent differences in their cultures to help abused children-- the book clearly shows how organizations have dealt with the hard issues of collaboration.