Successful collaboration requires a facilitative leader. Facilitative leadership, if executed well, can increase effectiveness by harnessing the resources of many, can increase efficiency by avoiding duplication and conflict, and can be a powerful leveraging mechanism to achieve high level development goals.
This USAID Program Cycle Technical Note describes the 5Rs Framework and demonstrates how it can be applied to strengthen local systems and promote sustainability.
Cracking the Nut Health: The Role of Communities in Building Resilient Health Systems: Lessons from the 2016 Conference
Net-Map is an interview-based mapping tool that helps people understand, visualize, discuss, and improve situations in which many different actors influence outcomes. By creating Influence Network Maps, individuals and groups can clarify their own view of a situation, foster discussion, and develop a strategic approach...
As part of the Learning About Learning (L-squared) initiative, this one-pager describes lessons learned on the importance and role of learning networks as a core KM and Learning service from the KDMD experience including a definition, value proposition, implementation process and recommendations, and a mini-case study.
This document provides guidance on the role of the online facilitator, his/her skills and responsibilities, how-tos, best practices and resources.
Aid Recipient Perspectives on Strengthening Country Systems
This compendium of knowledge solutions is a handy, quick reference guide to tools, methods, and approaches.
This toolkit from ODI presents 30 useful tools and techniques that have been used to facilitate improved knowledge and learning in the development and humanitarian sectors.
The techniques described in this toolkit are a selection of knowledge sharing tools that are simple, quick, and proven to be effective methods for providing and promoting open, transparent discussion.