Expanding the Pie: Fostering Effective Non-Profit and Corporate Partnerships

Overview

New paradigms that harness collective solutions and maximize the strengths of different sectors are required to address the complex problems faced by the world today. These new approaches can create models that benefit businesses as well as society, thus expanding opportunities for everyone.

In Expanding the Pie, Susan Ross provides useful tools and frameworks to support NGO managers in designing, implementing and evaluating effective nonprofit-corporate partnerships. The book ...

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Overview

New paradigms that harness collective solutions and maximize the strengths of different sectors are required to address the complex problems faced by the world today. These new approaches can create models that benefit businesses as well as society, thus expanding opportunities for everyone.

In Expanding the Pie, Susan Ross provides useful tools and frameworks to support NGO managers in designing, implementing and evaluating effective nonprofit-corporate partnerships. The book outlines a variety of collaborative associations between the private and public sectors, and, through a selection of case studies, identifies factors that made these partnerships successful and offers lessons that managers can use for future opportunities.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781565494664
  • Publisher: Kumarian Press, Inc.
  • Publication date: 4/28/2012
  • Pages: 300
  • Sales rank: 814,607
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Susan Ross is the founder and CEO of SR International, a private consulting company that provides corporations, nonprofits and government agencies with strategies and tools to actively manage their stakeholder engagement processes and facilitates successful partnerships across traditional sectors. She is a highly regarded businesswoman, international health and development expert, author and speaker whose aim is to improve the lives of vulnerable groups.

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Table of Contents

List of Tables List of Figures Abbreviations and Acronyms Acknowledgments Introduction

1) Setting the Stage
Background Key Institutional Definitions Key Engagement Definitions Long-Arnold Framework on Successful Partnership Factors Partnership Decision-Making Framework

2) Global Trends
Overview Globalization Advances in Information and Communication Technology Widening Income Gap Between Rich and Poor Complex Problems Requiring Multi-Sector Response Changing Roles of Government, Business and NGOs Alternative Organizational Models Changes in Philanthropy Trends Shifts in Development Assistance Summary of Global Trends

3) NGO Trends
Overview NGO Trends Summary of NGO Trends

4) Business Trends
Overview of the Business Sector Business Trends Corporate Social Responsibility Greater Corporate Accountability Summary of Business Trends

5) Partnership Options
Should NGOs and Businesses Partner?
Stakeholder Engagement Framework

6) Bilateral NGO-Corporate Partnerships
What Are Bilateral NGO-Corporate Partnerships?
How Do NGO-Corporate Partnerships Work?
Summary

7) Tri-Party Partnerships
What Are Tri-Party Partnerships?
How Do Tri-Party Partnerships Work?
Summary

8) Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives
Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives How Do MSIs Work?
Summary

9) Partnership Decision-Making Framework
Overview Partnership Decision-Making Framework Bibliography Appendix

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