Facilitating Organisational Change Within Development Organisations: A Resource Book for Development Practitioners

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Overview

  • Author :Fons Van Der Velden
  • Year of Publication :2013
  • ISBN: :9788180699917
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: XIV, 133
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Economics, Management, Sociology


About the Book :

Capacity development is hot and high on the agenda of development agencies. In efforts to address social, economic and environmental issues, the importance of improved competencies, collective capabilities and capacity have become ever more evident. This has led to the emergence of capacity development as a dominant and defining approach. This book has emerged from interaction with development practitioners, policy makers, social entrepreneurs and academics through trainings, learning trajectories, evaluations and action research. The core ambition behind its development is to provide an introduction, a primer, into the subject of capacity development. The book provides an excellent practice based introduction and guidance for policy makers, practitioners and students with regard to the subject of capacity development.


About Author :

Fons van der Velden is director of "Context, International Cooperation" (research, advice and training) in Utrecht, the Netherlands and Head of the Post Graduate Course Development Studies of the Centre for International Development Issues Nijmegen (University of Nijmegen, the Netherlands). He has done extensive fieldwork in India and numerous assignments in sub-Saharan Africa. He is the (co)-author of several publications about Dutch private investments and foreign aid, including Regional Development and the International Division of Labour, also published by Concept Publishing Company.