Facilitation

Principled Negotiation

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This video by CommGAP provides clarity on the different aspects of principled negotiation and multi-stakeholder dialogues. It also shares tips and tricks for effective stakeholder engagement.

 

The Only Government We See: Building Company/Community Dialogue in Nigeria

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This is one of four films in a series on company-community dialogue produced by the Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative at HarvardKennedySchool. The film conveys the process as experienced by those who participated - community, company and government representatives - and is told in their own voices.

Making Monkey Business: Building Company/Community Dialogue in the Philippines

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This is one of four films in a series on company-community dialogue produced by the Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative at HarvardKennedySchool. The film conveys the process as experienced by those who participated - community, company and government representatives - and is told in their own voices.

Chain-wide learning for inclusive agrifood market development

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Author(s): Vermeulen, S., Woodhill, J., Proctor, F. & Delnoye, R.
Publication Date: 2008

Modern agrifood markets are dynamic. Rapid changes in how food is produced, processed, wholesaled and retailed affects the entire value chain - from producer to consumer. Particularly in countries with developing and emerging economies, the pace of change brings significant challenges for small-scale producers, policy makers and business.

A new Weave of Power, People & Politics: The Action Guide for Advocacy and Citizen Participation

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Author(s): VeneKlasen, L. & Miller, V.
Publication Date: 2008

A New Weave of Power, People & Politics provides a well-tested approach for building people’s participation and collective power that goes beyond influencing policy and politics to transforming public decision-making altogether. The Guide’s approach to advocacy is geared to improving the lives and participation of marginalized people and forging broad alliances for reform across society.

Power: A practical guide for facilitating social change

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Author(s): Raji Hunjan and Jethro Pettit
Publication Date: October 2011

The handbook is designed primarily for those who want to explore issues of power over a sustained period of time through workshops, one to one mentoring, and self-reflection. However, it can also be used by those who wish to start with an introduction to power analysis through stand-alone workshops. To this end, the handbook presents clear instructions, tips/suggestions and discussion points for use by the reader as practitioner.

The Barefoot Guide to Working with Organisations and Social Change

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Author(s): Barefoot collective (multiple contributors)
Publication Date: 2009

This highly illustrative book is a practical, do-it-yourself guide for leaders and facilitators wanting to help organisations to function and to develop in more healthy, human and effective ways

The Brokering Guidebook – Navigating Effective Sustainable Development Partnerships

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Author: Ros Tennyson
Publication Date: 2005

As a sister publication to “The Partnering Toolbox”, this guidebook highlights the critical role that a broker has as an intermediary, who enables partners to ensure the maximum effectiveness of their partnership. Aimed at those people who are about to engage in brokering activities in often diverse settings in different parts of the world, ‘The Brokering Guidebook’ outlines and supports the many varied tasks that a broker engages in as both process manager and behind-the-scenes leader.

Learning with Stakeholders: A Keystone Guide to Stakeholder Dialogue

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Author: Keystone

Publication Date: September 2006

This comprehensive guide and toolkit begins by discussing stakeholder dialogue as an essential process of societal learning, necessitated as a result of the varying backgrounds, interests, priorities, levels of access and overall capabilities of different relevant stakeholders.  Dialogue between the stakeholders can help to determine:

Institutional Development: Learning by Doing and Sharing Approaches and tools for supporting institutional development

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Author(s):  European Centre for Development Policy Management (ECDPM)

This booklet presents a number of experiences, practices and tools used in institutional development (ID). The value of the tools lies not so much in their nature as in the way they are used.