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Connecting to Change the World: Harnessing the Power of Networks for Social Impact

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Something new and important is afoot. Nonprofit and philanthropic organizations are under increasing pressure to do more and to do better to increase and improve productivity with fewer resources. Social entrepreneurs, community-minded leaders, nonprofit organizations, and philanthropists now recognize that to achieve greater impact they must adopt a network-centric ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published September 29th 2014 by Island Press
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Darren
Nov 07, 2014 Darren rated it really liked it
We live in a world of change yet for many people they know no different – the corporate world has changed. Big organizations are no longer what they used to be – they can still be big but they are not normally organized in such a monolithic way. Greater reliance is being placed on the effects of networking and inter-connections.

It is here where this comprehensive book comes in. Whether you are a small company, non-profit, a megacorp or even a government body, there is greater than ever acceptanc
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Oct 06, 2015 Robyn rated it really liked it
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This 2014 book delves into what makes networks tick. How do networks start? How do they stay healthy? How does a network approach to work differ from an organization-based approach? Lots of real-world examples help keep this a very readable book.

Recommended for those new to network work, but the book is also full of useful tips and resources for those already enmeshed in the network way of thinking and working.

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