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A Guide to Hiring Adaptive Employees
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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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A Harvard Business Review article focusing on developing organizational culture.
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A job aid outlining the pathways to integrating CLA in your work
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Development is measured in statistics; economic growth rates, life expectancy, literacy rates, population growth – to mention just a few – provide an objective assessment of progress. But the numbers by themselves cannot tell the whole story. Although Vietnam is rightly acknowledged as a development success, with rapid...
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| By Dan Burns
UBALE (United in Building and Advancing Life Expectations) is a USAID-funded DFAP which aims to reduce chronic malnutrition and food insecurity and increase resilience among vulnerable populations in Southern Malawi. UBALE's Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) department is spearheading an ongoing...
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As part of its efforts to increase accountability to the people served through its projects, in 2016 CRS DRC put in place a nationwide, toll-free beneficiary feedback hotline through which participants could share their inputs, concerns and complaints on project activities. Initially trialed through five projects, the...
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From 2014 through 2016, the USAID/Kenya and East Africa’s Planning for Resilience in East Africa through Policy, Adaptation, Research and Economic Development (PREPARED) Project used a collaborative, learning and adapting (CLA) approach to improve access to water in Uganda. The Project supported The Uganda National...
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The US Overseas Cooperative Development Council’s Collaborative Group brings together all implementors of the USAID Cooperative Development Program. Together the Collaborative Group members seek to co-create the enabling conditions for a culture of openness, relationship and network building, and continuous learning and...
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The Upscaling Technologies in Agriculture through Knowledge and Extension (UPTAKE Project) works to scale up the use of productivity-enhancing agricultural innovations amongst 1,000,000 small holder farmers in Tanzania. It employs wide reaching information and communication technologies (ICTs) particularly radio and SMS...
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