Partnering for Organizational Performance explores the concepts and practices associated with the new, global reach of professional collaboration. Applied anthropologists Briody and Trotter bring together an array of key practitioners and academics whose work demystifies the dynamics and life-cycles of partnerships. The contributors offer in-depth analyses of cases that involve a variety of partners from the private, public, and non-profit sectors.
Elizabeth K. Briody is cultural anthropologist and Technical Fellow at General Motors R&D in Warren, Michigan. Robert T. Trotter II is a Regent's Professor of Anthropology at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, AZ and the co-author of Ethnographer's Toolkit, Volume 4.
Chapter 1 Framing the Partnership Experience Chapter 2 The Cultural Processes of Partnership Chapter 3 A "Dreamcatcher" Design for Partnerships Chapter 4 Cultural Training Parthnerships: Who has the power? Chapter 5 Coordinated Autonomy? Culture in Emergency Response Partnering Chapter 6 Practical Strategies for Partnership: An Inside-Out View Chapter 7 An Educational Partnership for Immediate Impact Chapter 8 Effectiveness Through Partnerships: Navigating the Shifting Landscape of Partnerships to Influence Product Development Chapter 9 The Challange of partnerships in Complex Cultural Environments Chapter 10 The Making of A Modern Kingdom: Transnational Parthnerships in Saudi Arabia Chapter 11 Learning From the Partnership Experience