The ‘collective impact’ approach: is there any substance to it, or is it just hype?

There’s a lot of hype of late around the ‘collective impact’ framework for collaborative problem-solving initiatives – lots of prominent folk seem to have embraced it, such as Dawn O’Neil who was recently the CEO of Lifeline Australia and beyondblue, and is a Member of the Order of Australia for services to the community and …

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PhD thoughts, Oct 11, 2012

Adam Kahane’s latest book Transformative Scenario Planning: Working Together to Change the Future is a concise and useful methodological summary of his innovative scenario work (e.g. in South Africa). But it left me with many unanswered questions. On the one hand, I’m attracted to this collaborative approach to scenario work which explicitly aims to influence …

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