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Report: Adaptive Management: What it means for CSOs

May 26, 2017

Bond, Michael O’Donnell, September 2016 This “introductory paper” from Bond provides insight into how CSOs can effectively use adaptive management, defined as a flexible exploratory approach to programming and development designed to address complex contexts in which knowledge of causation is low. The key features of adaptive management and adaptive …

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Blog: How Change Happens (or doesn’t) in the Humanitarian System

May 26, 2017

Blog: How Change Happens (or doesn’t) in the Humanitarian System Duncan Green, February 2017  This blog reflects on the paper written by Paul Knox Clarke and proposes some gaps in the analysis and areas for further enquiry. The post appreciates Knox Clarke’s challenge to conventional models of change and the introduction …

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Working Paper: Changing Humanitarian Action?

May 26, 2017

ALNAP, Paul Knox Clarke, February 2017 This working paper, prepared in advance of the Annual ALNAP meeting in Sweden, primarily attempts to reassess the assumptions of how ‘change initiatives’ actually transform the humanitarian ‘system’, seeking to clarify both how change happens and how change can be supported. The most relevant …

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Event: Evaluating humanitarian action: ask the experts

December 14, 2016

For the last six years, ALNAP has been developing the first Evaluating Humanitarian Action Guide to help humanitarian actors increase the quality and usefulness of evaluating findings and results. This event launched the Guide and looks at some of the key issues in evaluating humanitarian action today, such as how …

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The Importance of Champions: A Change Management Manifesto

December 14, 2016

Underscoring any approach to collaborating, learning, and adapting are the people who make it happen. For our part, where we have been able to identify and build on results-based approaches to protection, has been where an individual, organization, or set of individuals/organizations are willing and proactively seeking to implement these …

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Framing CLA: Openness in Uganda

December 14, 2016

This case example provides insight into how Mercy Corps, Uganda implements collaboration, learning, and adaptation in practice. In particular, the blog focuses on Openness, a subcomponent of the CLA matrix. In this example, learning and adaptation are made possible through an investment in building a collaborative, inquisitive team and promoting …

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