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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 “A large-scale construction or infrastructure project is very complex and has highly dynamic and interdependent risks and uncertainties over its long-term project life. This leads to the increasing challenges for an accurate project investment analysis and a right contractor…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Creating Value in Nonprofit-Business Collaborations: New Thinking & Practice provides breakthrough thinking about how to conceptualize and realize collaborative value. With over a hundred case examples from around the globe and hundreds of literature references, the book reveals…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher In this chapter from Social Partnerships and Responsible Business: A Research Handbook, the author writes, “Bridges from theory to practice are crucially important in the realization of successful cross-sector partnerships. In the contributions that follow you will see…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher This book is “a comprehensive guide to public sector collaboration with private and non-profit organizations for better service delivery. Governing Cross-Sector Collaboration tackles the issues inherent in partnerships with non-governmental actors for public service delivery, highlighting the choices…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “School reform efforts in particular those targeting urban school transformation have a long standing history of establishing partnerships among distinct entities to improve school performance and increase student academic achievement. This book examines an education partnership involving a private…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “A Private Partnership for Public Benefit (PPPB) is an ad-hoc structure that aligns private resources towards a government objective without leveraging additional public funds. The objective can be for the public sector to identify and engage the key private…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “The Collaborative Leadership Fieldbook offers non-profit practitioners, community leaders, and public officials a practical, hands-on resource. It presents the tools needed for applying the lessons learned, powerful approaches that get results, and guidance for solving complex community problems….

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher This chapter of Cooperative Strategy: Economic, Business, and Organizational Issues (appearing on pp. 243-260) “proposes several approaches to the assessment of collaborative endeavors. Each approach is based on a different conceptual orientation towards collaboration and offers a different…

“This book provides activities and examples for learning about, creating, sustaining, and enjoying new ways of working together. The book helps to develop a new language to deal with complicated situations on the journey to collaboration. The book is divided into four parts. Part 1,…