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George Brown College: Creating Collaboration for Health Care

This framework focuses on patient-centered team-based care, as opposed to discipline-centered, isolated treatment. “Faculty had to learn to work together. They all taught…
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TrendWatch 2012: From Confrontation to Collaboration

As we try to repair our economy, build consumer trust and confidence and address looming future climate concerns, it will take the combined…
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Progress Report: Dow Chemical Partners with The Nature Conservancy

Dow Chemical and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) announced a collaboration last year to help Dow incorporate ecosystem services into its decisions and strategies.…

How to Leverage Collaboration to Make Your Business Thrive

Here are some tips for restructuring challenge campaigns to make them more successful.
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Leveraging Deficits: How the Best Corporate Citizens Drove Cross-Sector Collaboration During the Great Recession

With a "renaissance" in how companies, NGOs, and governments are collaborating to tackle some of our toughest challenges, this blog post looks in-depth…

Deficit-Driven Economic Developments

The recession started a renaissance in how companies, NGOs, & governments collaborate. With governments and non-profits facing yawning budget deficits and business facing…

Why Healthcare Team Communication is a Matter of Life and Death

The average US hospital loses $4,000,000 a year specifically as a result of communication inefficiencies, some of which contribute to 200,000 patient deaths…
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Time is Running Out: Nike’s Three Tips for Taking Sustainability to Scale

For the most part, the goal of convincing mainstream businesses of the value of engaging in corporate social responsibility efforts has been achieved.…
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Moving from Stakeholder Engagement to True Collaboration

For many companies, stakeholder engagement is no longer looked at as just a way to placate stakeholders or balance their competing interests. Stakeholder…
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Crowdsource Your Business Strategy: Tips from Portland Net Impact

Learn how to crowdsource your organization's strategy with these tips on effective public brainstorming sessions from Portland Impact at the 2011 Net Impact…
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Facilitation for Conscious Awareness in Business

By Jeff Klein Facilitate means “to make easy.” Facilitation is the art and practice of making things easy (or easier), and facilitative behaviors…
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At Microsoft, Collaboration Goes Far Beyond CSR

At Microsoft, CSR is a horizontal function, not a series of vertical tasks, according to Dan Bross. The result is improved and increased…

Non-profit Centers Find Sustainable Success Through Collaboration

Call it serendipity. But when the Tides NonProfit Centers Network set out in 2004 to provide education and resources for the creation and…
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Creating a Shared Vision of a Positive Future

It's the year 2050 and everyone is a cyborg. We are fighting over the earth's remaining precious resources, including the last drops of…
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How to Make Communication Technology Work for Positive Social Change

We live and work in an Information Age, an era of global knowledge sharing and social networking enabled by a variety of information,…