Organizing for Social Partnership: Higher Education in Cross-Sector Collaboration / Edition 1

Organizing for Social Partnership: Higher Education in Cross-Sector Collaboration / Edition 1

by David J. Siegel
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415994985

ISBN-13: 9780415994989

Pub. Date: 03/30/2010

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The most complex social challenges – such as post-secondary access and success for under-represented students, diversification of the workforce, poverty, environmental degradation, and global health – exceed the problem-solving capacity of single organizations or societal sectors. Organizing for Social Partnership provides colleges and

Overview

The most complex social challenges – such as post-secondary access and success for under-represented students, diversification of the workforce, poverty, environmental degradation, and global health – exceed the problem-solving capacity of single organizations or societal sectors. Organizing for Social Partnership provides colleges and universities, corporations, government agencies, nonprofits, and other organizations with a model for how to effectively address these and other pressing social issues through strong, effective collaboration. This valuable book is relevant for graduate students enrolled in courses on postsecondary organization and governance, equity and diversity, access, administration, and contemporary issues. Organizing for Social Partnership will also spark dialogue among higher education leaders and their counterparts in business, government, and the social sector.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415994989
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/30/2010
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
0.60(w) x 0.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

I. Framing the Challenge

1. Social Issues in a Boundaryless World

2. The Engagement Imperative in American Higher Education

3. The Promise of Intersectoral Collaboration

II. A Model for Addressing the Social Problem of Underrepresentation

4. Case Example: Building the Diversity Pipeline

5. Starting Conditions: Rationales for Interorganizational Collaboration

6. The Experience of Collaboration

7. The Difference Made by Partnership

III. The Future of Social Partnership

8. Organizations as Activists

9. Implications for Organizations and Society

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