Tag: Collaboration

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Platforms for Collaboration

By Satish Nambisan

Some of the brightest ideas for social change grow in the spaces between organizations and sectors. Yet few organizations have systems that make collaboration happen. To foster innovation, organizations need to develop places where they can come together and work creatively—that is, platforms for collaboration. In this article, a management expert identifies three kinds of collaboration platforms—exploration, experimentation, and execution—and then outlines what organizations can do to put these platforms to work for them.

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Q & A: Judith Rodin

By Eric Nee 2

The Rockefeller Foundation is staying at the forefront of new and big ideas, funding new innovation processes like crowdsourcing and collaborative competitions.

Prizes for Nonproft Mergers and Partnerships

By Jean Butzen

An account of the recipients of the Lodestar Foundation and the Arizona-Indiana-Michigan Alliance (AIM)'s prize for the best nonprofit collaboration in the country.

All That Jazz

By Alana Conner Snibbe

Managing innovation is more like leading a jazz band than conducting an orchestra.

Partnerships for Learning

By Ted London & Dennis Rondinelli

Managing tensions in nonprofit organizations' alliances with corporations.