Cooperation, Coordination, and Connection: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Intersectoral Collaboration through the Lens of Stormwater Management
This paper describes an emerging organizational phenomenon called intersectoral collaboration as a means for delivering public services. Collaboration, and intersectoral collaboration specifically, present a new way to organize over traditional hierarchical organization. The conflict between structured and nonstructured organizations is one that has existed since people began organizing themselves (Olsen, 1965; Abrhamasson, 1993). This paper is composed of three sections. The first provides…
The Importance of Culture in Conflict Resolution
At a Mediation Week panel discussion in New York, a panel of seasoned ADR professionals, including two JAMS mediators, a doctor of Anthropology, a New York Police detective and an organizational consultant, explored the role culture plays in conflict resolution.
The Nonprofit Leader's Big Break - PA TIMES Online
The role of the nonprofit is in a transition, especially for those who seek to lead within this world. For the first time in modern history, opportunities to lead within the nonprofit sector are being availed with new levels of support, which provide the sector with benefit, relevance and sustainability in a rapidly changing intersectoral […]