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Why charities must be open to mergers and collaboration

Why charities must be open to mergers and collaboration | Organization Management | Scoop.it
Companies merge to make more profit and public sector bodies are reorganised to provide better services – charities should do the same, says David White
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Mr. White asks: "Are we sufficiently bold (and committed to the best interests of our beneficiaries) that we are prepared to put aside our personal preferences and consider working with others?"

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4 Things That Are Stopping You from Collaborating - Work.com Blog

4 Things That Are Stopping You from Collaborating - Work.com Blog | Organization Management | Scoop.it

If collaboration was a natural and thriving endeavour, then it seems unlikely that there would be such a clamour from organisations to do it better. A recent IBM study for instance found that over half of organisations wanted to collaborate better, which is great, except many organisations are setup with some natural barriers to the collaboration they crave. Here are four of the main barriers that exist. See how many are present in your own organisation.

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What It Takes to Succeed in a Nonprofit Collaboration - The Chronicle of Philanthropy

What It Takes to Succeed in a Nonprofit Collaboration - The Chronicle of Philanthropy | Organization Management | Scoop.it

Collaborations and mergers among nonprofits certainly aren’t new, but much of what nonprofit leaders know about them comes from our for-profit counterparts.

Nonprofit collaborations are no better and no worse than those done by for-profits. They’re simply different. For nonprofits, the primary driver to merge or collaborate should be to help them achieve their missions.

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12 Principles of Collaboration

12 Principles of Collaboration | Organization Management | Scoop.it

Twelve collaboration principles that successful organizations follow.

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Refreshing thinking.

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Paul Thoresen's curator insight, April 21, 2013 10:03 AM

Simple concepts often overlooked. From WIIFM to putting strategy before tech.

Tony Brugman (Bright & Company)'s curator insight, April 22, 2013 5:54 AM

Simple, easy to read, colorful inforgraphic on the 'Principles of Collaboration'. Nice!

Scott Span, MSOD's curator insight, May 6, 2013 11:31 AM

How are you collaborating?

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Shifting to the Collaborative mindset | Collaborative Strategies

I find that the most critical part of collaboration is "mindset." Most of us still have and use the industrial mindset, which in the case of collaboration is like trying to make a banana into an orange.

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Collaboration is the New Competition

Collaboration is the New Competition | Organization Management | Scoop.it

"Leaders and organizations are acknowledging that even their best individual efforts can't stack up against today's complex and interconnected problems. They are putting aside self-interests and collaborating to build a new civic infrastructure to advance their shared objectives. It's called collective impact and it's a growing trend across the country."

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Collaboration! It works just as well with smaller organizations...

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