<< Back to Blog

Learning & transformative networks to address wicked problems: A golden invitation.

Posted by Steve Waddell in Publications, Published Articles on December 20, 2013

Learning & transformative networks to address wicked problems: A golden invitation.  Steve Waddell, Milla McLachlan, and Domenico Dentoni.  International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, 16(A), 23-32. Reprint:  The Non-Profit Quarterly Fall/Winter 2013, 26-33. This essay explores the role of learning networks in strengthening the transformative potential of multi-stakeholder initiatives in...

Read More

Inter-Organizational Learning: A new frontier

Posted by Steve Waddell in Publications, Published Articles on February 21, 2013

Inter-Organizational Learning:  A new frontier.  Capacity.org, January(46), 3-6. Steve Waddell, Heinz Greijn, Koen Faber, Jonas Haertle, Annalisa Mauro Abstract:  Without good learning strategies, inter-organizational networks will fall well below their potential and spend resources repeating mistakes needlessly.  Yet, there is little known about inter-organizational learning.  This article proposes a framework...

Read More

Work the Net: A Management Guide for Formal Networks

Posted by Steve Waddell in Publications by Others on July 30, 2012

Egger, K. U., Glueck, M., Buchholz, G., Rana, G., & Arhidan, S. (2006). Work the Net:  A Management Guide for Formal Networks. New Delhi, India: GTZ. This is a network development guide, particularly useful for people starting multi-stakeholder networks.  It draws in particular from experience in sustainable resource management.

Read More

How Trust Shapes Global Action Networks: Evidence from the Kimberley Process

Posted by Steve Waddell in Reports and Presentations on July 26, 2012

Bieri, F., & Waddell, S. (2012). How Trust Shapes Global Action Networks:  Evidence from the Kimberley Process, Presented at the MOPAN Conference. Wageningen University. Multi-stakeholder approaches in global governance are in vogue, yet little is known about how these different actors can sustain effective, collective work on an issue area....

Read More

Design Guidelines to Address Global Challenges

Posted by Steve Waddell in Published Articles on April 10, 2012

Design Guidelines to Address Global Challenges: Lessons from Global Action Networks.  Journal of Organizational Design 1(3): 1-19 (2012) Abstract:  Traditional organizations appear incapable of adequately addressing critical global issues such as war, climate change, and inequality. Addressing these issues suggests the need for organizational innovation to develop global social contracts. Successful...

Read More