Finding Innovation in the Flattened Organization - Chris Ernst - The Conversation - Har... - 0 views
Host "alternative future" conversations. Invite anyone in the organization to attend; provide no agenda other than to imagine the ideal, transformed organization 5 years from now. The more boundary spanning leaders it has, the stronger it will be.
Invite leaders from other units to your team meetings so they can discuss how each unit can help the other to solve pressing organizational problems.
Turf battles, the intransigence of silos, navigating the organizational matrix, front and back office barriers — in other words, working across barriers of function and expertise rather than above or below them — were the issues keeping them up at night most.
Pay for Success: A New Results-Oriented Federal Commitment for Underserved Americans | ... - 0 views
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"This report demonstrates without a doubt that foundation funding for advocacy and civic engagement results in substantial benefits for families and communities across the nation," said Aaron Dorfman, executive director of NCRP. "These strategies enable nonprofits and grantmakers to address complex social and economic challenges effectively and improve the lives of the under-served."
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What Can Community Organizing Teach Us about Parent Engagement? Five Simple Ways to Ret... - 0 views
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Over the past several years, more and more evidence has emerged that effective parent engagement can positively affect school culture, working conditions, and student achievement.
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In communities around the nation, youth organizing groups have become outspoken, effective, and powerful partners in school reform — and, in the process, are preparing to be empowered, educated, and engaged adults and citizens.