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How Communication in Networks Differs from Communication in Organizations

Here is a chart on challenges that network face in their communications. Network Communication Challenge Actions/ Strategies People are in different organizations and use different communications tools and platforms. Need to decide on a set of platforms and tools and provide training to network participants Practice groups will need design session for their comm ecosystem…

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RE-AMP’s Pool of Funds

One of the issues for networks is how to determine priorities and have sufficient funding to support a set of innovative, experimental projects. RE-AMP,  a climate change network of around 125 organizations and foundations in the Upper Midwest, has had tremendous success with a pooled fund with funding from a group of funders combined into…

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Best Practices for Communities of Practice/ Learning Networks

Best Practices in developing a Community of Practice Abby Yanow How do you develop a dynamic learning cluster or community of practice, with engaged members who are generous in sharing their knowledge and experience?  These practices comes from my experience creating several communities of practices and a world-class professional network for leadership and organizational development consultants,…

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