Key capacities to mobilize resources
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Key capacities to mobilize resources

On September 10th, we organized a discussion session on resource mobilization in our Universalia offices in Montreal in collaboration with the International Development Research Centre (IDRC). We were fortunate to have guests from wide-ranging backgrounds (not-for-profit organizations, academia, research institutions, and the private sector) participate and share their viewpoints on the capacities organizations need to … Continue reading

E-learning course
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E-learning course

For those of you who are you interested in emerging practices in development evaluation, My M&E is offering a free e-learning course during the Spring of 2013. In fact, two members from our team, Charles Lusthaus and Katrina Rojas, are presenting one of the course modules on organizational assessment. Registration for the course is already … Continue reading

Beware of cognitive biases and groupthink
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Beware of cognitive biases and groupthink

Have you read the International Monetary Fund (IMF) report on the organization’s performance in the lead up to the financial and economic crisis? This report, which was produced by the IMF’s Independent Evaluation Office last year, assesses the organization’s surveillance practices over the 2004-2007 period. The evaluation is quite critical, noting that the IMF failed … Continue reading

Welcome!
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Welcome!

Welcome to our blog, curated by Universalia in support of our Reflect & Learn website and our community of practice on organizational diagnosis and change. We are excited to have you join us to think, share and learn about how to assess organizations and bring about change! In order to promote discussion, we will provide … Continue reading