Tag: organisational development

Monitoring and Evaluation Planning Series

A special series of short papers dealing with the central area of planning for monitoring and evaluation. This is in recognition that planning and M&E are closely linked, and that effective planning is often a pre-condition for effective M&E.

Trusting in the next chapter: accepting founder transition

By Rick James, Principal Consultant at INTRAC. Founder transition is always risky and rocky. It is like a heart transplant. And just […]

How not to run an international organisation: the perfect case study

By Rod MacLeod. In recent years, large international NGOs have been much exercised with how best to organise themselves as […]

How to Kill a Civil Society Organisation

Posted by Rod Macleod. There are many aspects to building strong and sustainable civil society organisations. Mission and values, leadership, resources […]

Leading by example? Why leadership buy-in is crucial to NGO exit strategies

By Sarah Lewis and Rachel Hayman. NGOs have not been good at designing or implementing exit strategies, and have been notoriously […]

Thinking about consortia? Answer five simple questions first

By Rick James. Consortia, networks and coalitions are all the rage nowadays. The good news is that we are finally […]

Legitimacy and sustainability of civil society organisations: synergies and dependencies

By Michael Hammer.on 13 November 2014 Most civil society organisations make direct or indirect claims that they are providing benefits […]

Capacity Building, Partnership Relations and Exit Strategies

By Rachel Hayman, with inputs and insights from action learning set participants. Over the past few months my colleague Rick […]

Cultivating trust in partnerships

Posted by Rick James. A couple of years ago, I was working with the 14 European offices of an international […]

Ten ways to help others do their best thinking

By Paula Haddock. “The quality of everything we do, everything, depends on the quality of the thinking we do first.” […]

M&E and improving: changing the status quo

The third in a short series of blogs from M&E consultant Nigel Simister which tackle learning and accountability within organisational […]

M&E and improving: the key features

The second in a short series of blogs from M&E consultant Nigel Simister which tackle learning and accountability within organisational […]

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