Achieving synergy with collaborative problem solving: The value of system analysis

Douglas Easterling, Elizabeth Mayfield Arnold, Jessica A. Jones, Allen J. Smart

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Abstract

Collaborative problem-solving has a long and important tradition in philanthropy. The authors propose that one of the most critical ingredients is the presence of a compelling, locally relevant framework for understanding "the system." Reclaiming Futures (RF), a national initiative aimed at promoting juvenile justice reform at the local level, explicitly incorporates this strategy of instilling a framework for cross-sector, systems-level analysis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number9
JournalFoundation Review
Volume5
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Collaboration
  • Collective impact
  • System analysis
  • Systems change

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Sociology and Political Science
  • Social Sciences (miscellaneous)

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