Papers by partnership brokers



Are you interested in what partnership brokers do, which issues they grapple with, and how they navigate the often complex dynamics of multi-stakeholder collaboration? Browse through this array of insightful papers, 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.

Written by partnership brokers. Presented by PBA.

The art and science of partnership brokering

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

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 to …
Julie Mundy – Risky Business: removing barriers to effective partnerships for development. Risk management …
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 industry …
Rafal Serafin – Five key things I have learned about partnership brokering – over 20 years of professional …

Issues for 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 in …