Papers by partnership brokers

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Are you interested in what partnership brokers do and how they navigate the often complex dynamics of multi-stakeholder collaboration? Browse through this collection of insightful papers – written by alumni of the PBA Accreditation programme – and dive into individual stories of partnership exploration. Each contributing to a colourful, diverse, and ever-growing mosaic of what partnership brokers do to achieve real transformation.

 

Created by partnership brokers. Presented by PBA.

Art & science of partnership brokering

Mariana Merelo Lobo – Deepening awareness in brokering to grow the quality and impact …
Carolyn Waye – Beyond the mirror: An exploration of artistic expression driving deeper self-reflection …
Kate Hayes – More art with less matter: A reflection on intuition as the art of brokering

Stories from the front line

Arthi Patel – Collaboration in disaster recovery
Rafal Serafin & Ros Tennyson – Brokering the partnership idea
Yeshe Smith – Agreements that work: Co-creating collaborative agreements
Stuart Lister – Aboriginal partnership scoping and awareness raising with the Cree Nation of Mistissini…

Partnership brokering tools

Ann Condy – An adaptation of the PBAS internal assessment
Trish Hall – Cafe Conversations in the partnership journey: Adapating organisational development tools…
Julie Mundy – Risky Business: Removing barriers to effective partnerships for development…
Greg Butler – Using a value based leadership framework to enhance partnership brokering

Key issues in brokering partnerships

Andrew Donnelly – On the origin of partnerships: the modern Darwinist guide to brokering
Kate Sullam – Making the private sector business case for partnerships
Zoe Nowak – Parenting for local development – clusters as institutionalized partnerships
Maria Bobenrieth – Partnerships: Strong language – vernacular or meaning?
Dorine Bosman – Engaging project managers in a multi-sector partnership: Trends in the extractive …
Rafal Serafin – Five key things I have learned about partnership brokering – over 20 years …

Internal partnership brokers

Gillian Pearl – The duality of partnership brokering on behalf of the private sector
Mary Frankham – If the shoe fits – managing dual roles and accountabilities …
Shahina Bahar – Tactical agency – traversing the grey zone: Navigating complexity

External partnership brokers

Ian Dixon – Funding approaches for external partnership brokers
Akachukwu Nwankpo – Key challenges of an external broker in the partnership cycle
Parry Agius – Am I a partnership broker, and if I am, how would I describe myself?
Bernie Ward – External brokers and coaching tools: Understanding and equalising power…