The international development community invests billions of dollars to improve organisational capacity. But real-life practice is poorly understood and undervalued as a distinct professional domain. Written by practitioners, this innovative publication is designed to make capacity development more professional and increasingly effective in achieving development goals.Accountability and LearningAdvisers' Roles Capacity Development Market?DialogueEngaging with Community Based OrganizationsInstitutions, Power and Politics Knowledge Networking Leadership Development Measuring Capacity DevelopmentMicro-Macro Gap Multiple DimensionsMultiple Actors Multiple LevelsOrganizational Development as a SourceOwnership, Authority and ConflictPart I: Perspectives on CapacityPart II: Establishing Your Practice Part III: Working with Connections Part IV: Improving on Results Part V: Looking Ahead Practical illustrations draw on experiences from the civic, government and private sectors. A central theme is to understand capacity as more than something internal to organisations. This book shows how capacity also stems from connections between different types of actor and the levels in society at which they operate. Public Accountability Published with SNV'Reading' SituationsSelf-ReflectionTaking StockThe content is crafted for a broad audience of practitioners in capacity development: consultants, managers, front-line workers, trainers, facilitators, leaders, advisors, programme staff, activists, and funding agencies.Thematic and Change ExpertiseTime MattersWhat Next?.Whose Values Count?Working with Value Chains.
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chapter A Resource Volume on Capacity Development part Part I: Perspectives on Capacity: Introduction to Part I chapter 1 Multiple Dimensions The Multi-faceted Nature of Capacity: Two Leading Models chapter 2 Multiple Actors Capacity Lives Between Multiple Stakeholders chapter 3 Multiple Levels / Hendrik Visser part Part II Establishing your Practice Introduction to Part II chapter 4 Advisers' Roles chapter 5 Thematic and Change Expertise chapter 6 Ownership, Authority and Conflict chapter 7 Whose Values Count? chapter 8 Organization Development as a Source chapter 9 'Reading' Situations Looking to See the Whole chapter 10 Dialogue The Place of Dialogue in Capacity Development part Part III Working with Connections Introduction to Part III chapter 11 Institutions, Power and Politics chapter 12 Public Accountability chapter 13 The Micro-Macro Gap chapter 14 Working with Value Chains chapter 15 Engaging with Community-based Organizations chapter 16 Leadership Development chapter 17 Knowledge Networking part Part IV: Improving on Results chapter 18 Measuring Capacity Development chapter 19 Time Matters chapter 20 Self-Reflection chapter 21 Accountability and Learning part Part V: Looking Ahead: Introduction to Part V chapter 22 Taking Stock chapter 23 A Capacity Development Market? chapter 24 Becoming Professional.