Creating Collaborative Advantage by Chris Huxham

By Chris Huxham

Inter-organizational collaboration is changing into more and more major as a way of attaining organizational goals in turbulent environments. but it's not a simple procedure to enforce effectively. Drawing at the paintings of authors with a excessive point of correct adventure, this quantity presents a thought-provoking and obtainable creation to the idea and perform of `creating collaborative advantage'.

The first a part of the ebook develops a framework of key dimensions for figuring out collaboration. diverse views spotlight the range of rationales and contexts concerned, and the variety of parts which have to be thought of and addressed whilst embarking on collaborative endeavours.

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It is very useful to provide time for discussion and debate about the best roles and responsibilities in community change for organiz­ ations from these sectors because their histories may, or may not, suggest their most useful futures (Hall, 1 987; Knowlton and Zeckhauser, 1 986). Intra-organizational and multi-organizational dynamics and processes There is a growing awareness that organizations engaging in planned change must become 'learning organizations' (Senge, 1 990). However, the depth and quality of intra-organizational change necessary is far from well understood or practised by most organizations working in partnerships.

Shared resources can encom­ pass a variety of human, financial and technical contributions, including knowledge, staffing, physical property, access to people, money and others. It is important to emphasize that shared resources be broadly defined and that those bringing financial resources not be given greater power or deference in co-operative efforts. For example, a person who shares the resource of their personal credibility as a basis for gaining access to a community brings a very valuable resource; often this is far more valuable than money.

Example of co-operating Two agencies share information about pro­ gramme activities, decide to change their programme content and schedules in order to better serve their common client or customer service areas, and share physical space for programmes and vans for transportation needs. Collaboration is defined as exchanging information, altering activities, sharing resources and enhancing the capacity of another for mutual benefit and to achieve a common purpose Enhancing the capacity of another organization requires sharing risks, responsibilities, resources and rewards, all of which can increase the poten­ tial of collaboration beyond other ways of working together.

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