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MAKING AID AGENCIES WORK : reconnecting ingos with the people they serve.

Author: TERRY GIBSON
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : EMERALD Group PUBL, 2019.
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Terry Gibson combines large-scale industry analysis with attention to the lives and worlds of the people the aid industry aims to serve, and he demonstrates how to overcome barriers between the two worlds and free flows of learning, resources, and even political influences that might lead to better outcomes.
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GIBSON, TERRY.
MAKING AID AGENCIES WORK.
[Place of publication not identified], EMERALD Group PUBL, 2019
(OCoLC)1066067794
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: TERRY GIBSON
ISBN: 9781787695092 1787695093 9781787695115 1787695115
OCLC Number: 1105037636
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume)
Contents: Cover; Making Aid Agencies Work; Endorsements; Making Aid Agencies Work: Reconnecting INGOs with the People They Serve; Copyright; TABLE OF CONTENTS; LIST OF FIGURES; LIST OF TABLES; LIST OF BOXES; ABOUT THE AUTHOR; PREFACE AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; Introduction; 1. Evolution of the Industry: History of INGOs; Summary; 2. The Whole World Has Changed; Summary; 3. 'When There's a Crash, Blame the Pilot': Local Failings or Broader Problem?; Summary; 4. The Architecture of the Industry: 'Show Me the Money'; Summary; Follow the Money 1: Big Donors: Governments, Multilateral Agencies and Foundations Follow the Money 2: INGOs --
Big Fish?Follow the Money 3: Local NGOs --
The Buck Stops Here?; Follow the Money 4: Journey's End; 5. Before You Can Agree a Goal, You Have to Decide Who Should Agree a Goal; Summary; Basic Health Care in Peru; Protecting People and Their Land in Honduras; Securing Rights in East Delhi; Doing the Maths on Making Lives Better; 6. Learning from the Local; Summary; Why Bother with These Other 'Worlds'?; What Do People in These Worlds Know That We Don't?; What Use Is Their Local Knowledge?; Aren't We Just Being Seduced by Success Stories? Do We Need Local Knowledge When We've Got Plenty of Technical and Scientific Expertise?What Use Is Local Knowledge at Large Scale?; Who's Doing This?; Learning from the Local; 7. Which End of the Telescope?; Summary; A View Through the Local End of the Telescope: On a Journey; Focussing Through the Local End of the Telescope: Challenges to INGOs and Options for Change; Learning; Action: Bridge-building; Structure; Resource Access and Provision; Putting This All Together: INGO Options for Transformation; 8. Turning INGOs Upside Down; Introduction; What Does a Change Agency INGO Look Like? The Challenge of ChangeChange Option 1: Disruptive Organisational Change; Change Option 2: Designing a New INGO; Change Option 3: Experimentation; Conclusion: Rebuilding; NOTES; INTRODUCTION; 1 EVOLUTION OF THE INDUSTRY: HISTORY OF INGOS; 2 THE WHOLE WORLD HAS CHANGED; 3 'WHEN THERE'S A CRASH, BLAME THEPILOT': LOCAL FAILINGS OR BROADER PROBLEM?; 4 THE ARCHITECTURE OF THE INDUSTRY: 'SHOW ME THE MONEY'; 5 BEFORE YOU CAN AGREE A GOAL, YOU HAVE TO DECIDE WHO SHOULD AGREE A GOAL; 6 LEARNING FROM THE LOCAL; 7 WHICH END OF THE TELESCOPE?; 8 TURNING INGOS UPSIDE DOWN; CONCLUSION: REBUILDING

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