As we discussed in our previous article, partnerships vary in complexity and depend heavily on establishing strong working relationships between people who work in different arenas and cultures. Developing partnerships and then managing them to deliver shared and individual goals is a delicate balancing act.Building partnerships can be both exciting and frustrating.
Partnerships…collaborations…collective impact… These words are being used interchangeably in terms of organizations coming together to address social issues. But what’s the difference? Which is most appropriate and when? Does one have greater value than another?Partnerships are growing as we recognize that complex social problems can no longer be solved by individual organizations alone.