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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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This paper looks at “strategic collaboration … ‘an intentional, collective approach to address public problems or issues through building shared knowledge, designing innovative solutions, and forging consequential change.’ … The case studies presented in this paper provide a number of examples along this continuum of…

“This toolkit for stakeholder analysis and power analysis was drafted by Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation in the context of an action research on ‘Power in Multi-Stakeholder Processes’ to help local researchers select tools for their specific situations. … The toolkit enables action researchers…

“As a companion piece to the report ‘Catalyzing Transformational Partnerships between the United Nations and Business,’ this guide serves as a step-by-step roadmap for maximizing the transformative potential of your partnership. As transformational partnerships cannot exist without a strong foundation in place from the outset,…

“The complex and wide ranging challenges related to human resources for health in developing countries necessitate that stakeholders work together through inclusive alliances and networks. … This kit aims to offer those wanting to create a partnership, as well as those already working in one,…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Firms and industries increasingly subscribe to voluntary codes of conduct. These self-regulatory governance systems can be effective in establishing a more sustainable and inclusive global economy. However, these codes can also be largely symbolic, reactive measures to quell public…

“The toolkit is designed as a practical guide for facilitators who will help EQUAL Development Partnerships (DPs) to design, develop, monitor, and evaluate their projects. It provides best practice techniques for all aspects of project management within a partnership context, supported by diagrams and illustrations….

“This booklet … has been designed as a practical guide to help users navigate the challenges of dealing with different organisational cultures when working in cross-sector partnerships. Differences in organisational and professional cultures are a common source of misunderstanding in international collaboration: They can reduce…