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Whether you’re working on a local collective impact initiative or a national public-private partnership; whether you’re a practitioner or a researcher; whether you’re looking for basics or a detailed look at a particular topic, our Resource Library can help you find the information and tools you need for your cross-sector thinking and practice. The Library — which includes resources from research organizations, advisory groups, training organizations, academic centers and journals, and other sources — spans issue areas, sectors, and partnership types.

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✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “In this second of a two-part focused review of the non-profit business and corporate social responsibility (CSR) literature, the authors present the third and fourth components of the collaborative value creation (CVC) framework: the partnering processes that unpack the…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “This focused review of the non-profit-business collaboration and related corporate social responsibility literature identifies problematic aspects of the treatment of value creation and, therefore, develops a conceptual and analytical framework to address them and the following research question:…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Relations between non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and companies have been the subject of a sharply increasing amount of publications in recent years within academic business journals. In this article, we critically assess this fast-developing body of literature, which we…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “[The authors] provide a grounded model for analysing formation in cross sector social partnerships to understand why business and nonprofit organizations increasingly partner to address social issues. [Their] model introduces organizational characteristics, organizational motives and history of partner…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “In these complex times, when no organization can succeed alone, non-profits and businesses are embracing collaboration for mutual benefits. Non-profits are partnering with businesses to further their missions, develop resources, strengthen programs, and thrive in the competitive world….

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “We leverage insights and theories from the extensive inter-firm alliance literature to explore the effect of the sector of the partners on Firm-NGO (B2N) alliance governance. Our analysis suggests that the sector of the partners has an important…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Partnerships between businesses and non-profit organisations are an increasingly prominent element of corporate social responsibility implementation. The paper is based on two in-depth partnership case studies (Earthwatch-Rio Tinto and Prince’s Trust-Royal Bank of Scotland) that move beyond a simple…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Managers are encouraged to develop deeper, collaborative relationships with NGOs as they execute their CSR strategies, and they have benefited from guidance to date that has focused on the dyadic relationships between a single firm and a single NGO….

“In non-profit management, organizations should approach corporations as they would clients and offer tailored marketing operations that serve their needs. That’s the advice Nancy Lee delivers in this audio lecture. Speaking to an audience of non-profit executives during the 2006 Nonprofit Management Institute at Stanford,…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “The pressure on companies to position themselves as responsible corporate citizens has been identified as a key driver of the increase in collaborative relationships between corporations and non-profit organizations, with innovation and learning recognized as benefits to the…