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05-13-2019 | By jenromba
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Success Breeds Success: A Case Study in CLA Implementation Across Activities

Aug 14,2019
By: Betsy Bassan
The USAID/Philippines Health Project (2017–2022) is a portfolio of 11 activities to improve the health of under-served Filipinos. Based on evidence from its 2016 Health Portfolio Evaluation and Project Appraisal Document, USAID/Philippines determined that it is uniquely positioned to strengthen its impact in critical health areas – su...
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Rethinking Private Sector Engagement in North Macedonia

Aug 07,2019
By: Mirjana Makedonska
Working to move North Macedonia forward on its journey to self-reliance, the USAID Business Ecosystem Project (BEP), implemented by Palladium Group, is designed to increase private sector investment in strengthening domestic supply chains and workforce development. BEP’s initial strategy mandated that the Project mobilize CSR funds from...
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CLA in USAID/Cambodia Site Visit Reporting and Utilization

Aug 01,2019
By: Peoulida Ros
Every USAID Mission conducts site visits. Site visits are an important tool for learning about project and activity implementation, but sometimes the documentation and follow-up from site visits can be rather daunting. USAID/Cambodia took an otherwise routine and onerous process of writing up site visit reports and made them an incredibly...
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CLA Position Descriptions

May 22,2019
By: Learning Lab
Examples of position descriptions for CLA-focused staff as highlighted in the Resourcing CLA landing page of the CLA Toolkit.This position description for a Senior Learning Advisor (PSC-14) provides useful information for those that want to apply or for those developing their own organizational learning advisor position descriptions. The ...
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Resourcing CLA Example: CLA Mechanism

May 22,2019
By: Learning Lab
Example language for a CLA Mechanism as highlighted in the Resourcing CLA landing page of the CLA Toolkit.
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Help! I’m hiring new staff and I want them to work adaptively!

May 16,2019
By: Monalisa Salib
You’re in luck! We just released a new guide for hiring adaptive employees. This visual and user-friendly tool will help increase your chances of selecting staff skilled in adaptive management.Here are the details:What do you mean by “work adaptively” or an “adaptive employee”? An adaptive employee is an individual who, in ...
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A Guide to Hiring Adaptive Employees

Apr 30,2019
By: Monalisa Salib
If you are involved in hiring, this tool can help you increase your chances of selecting staff members skilled in adaptive management. It will help answer the questions:Which competencies should I recruit for in order to hire more adaptive employees?Which desired qualifications should I incorporate into position descriptions to attract ad...
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Designing CLA Services in Support Activities

Apr 12,2019
By: Office of Learning Evaluation and Research
Strategic collaboration, continuous learning, and adaptive management throughout the Program Cycle helps USAID missions and operating units (OUs) achieve better development outcomes. Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA) can be integrated into the procurement process, solicitation, and management of implementing mechanisms. Support ...
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People with Possibility: Achieving Adaptive Management

Mar 18,2019
By: jenromba
At Mercy Corps, our experience and work on adaptive management has shown time and again that managers are key to creating a team culture where individuals are encouraged to collaborate, learn and adapt. We are now training managers and their teams in four specific practices to foster this adaptive culture.
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