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dc.contributor.authorPostma, William*
dc.contributor.editorEade, Deborahen
dc.date.accessioned2011-05-24T09:48:18Zen
dc.date.available2011-05-24T09:48:18Zen
dc.date.issued1998-02-01en
dc.identifier.issn0961-4524en
dc.identifier.doi10.1080/09614529853981en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10546/130308en
dc.descriptionOrganizational capacity-building may be so focused on the hope for an improved future that it unwittingly fails to draw upon key learning from past experience. Reflection upon and public affirmation of those moments in organizational life when members felt high commitment can ignite imagination and build momentum for a better future. Appreciative Inquiry methods of organizational transformation suggest that a positive future image of one's organization can be a compelling, if not irresistible, force, the creation of which needs to embrace the already-lived and shared satisfying moments of members. Organizational capacity is best understood, and most enjoyably and authentically pursued, when the process and desired product is co-generated from within the lived realities of all its stakeholders.<p>This article is hosted by our co-publisher Taylor & Francis.</p>en
dc.format.extent10en
dc.format.mimetypePDFen
dc.language.isoEnglishen
dc.publisherOxfam GBen
dc.publisherRoutledgeen
dc.relation.urlhttp://policy-practice.oxfam.org.uk/publications/capacity-building-the-making-of-a-curry-130308
dc.subjectApproach and methodology
dc.titleCapacity-building: the making of a curryen
dc.typeJournal articleen
dc.identifier.eissn1364-9213en
dc.identifier.journalDevelopment in Practiceen
oxfam.signoff.statusFor public use – can be shared outside Oxfamen
oxfam.subject.keywordDevelopment methods
oxfam.subject.keywordDevelopment in Practice Journal
oxfam.subject.keywordDiP
prism.number1en
prism.volume8en


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