This RWJF Connect Policymaker Outreach webinar focuses on how to engage local and even national media in ways to help you get the attention of policymakers. The media can play an important role in distributing your message, but navigating the press can be just as tricky as figuring out how to work with policymakers. This […]
This RWJF Connect Policymaker Outreach webinar helps make the most of opportunities to inform the policy process by showing how to translate findings into policy-relevant materials that maintain the integrity of the research. Available online (password: Connect): http://www.rwjf.org/connect/webinars/packaging-research.html *Permission received to provide password (4/16/2014, rw).
This RWJF Connect Policymaker Outreach webinar gives grantees a look at developing a one-page overview document of their work for policymakers. If policymakers only have time to read one page about what you do, what should they know? What makes the cut and what doesn’t? From identifying the most important messages and statistics to designing […]
This report conveys the insights of 304 senior executives. It provides direct, practical insights into collaboration’s catalysts, its barriers, and the lessons learned about both the positive and negative results of collaboration as a management strategy.
This article presents research and practical experiences supporting a model of organizational trust with five key drivers and suggests the five drivers are strong predictors of organizational trust across cultures, languages, industries and types of organizations. The five key drivers are competence, openness and honesty, concern for employees/stakeholders, reliability, and identification. Available online (pdf): https://www.iabc.com/organizational-trust-model-high-trust-organization/
This series of monthly updates was generated by the Horizon (Minnesota) restructuring committee to enhance communication among public health staff about progress to consolidate three public health departments covering five counties.
This article focuses on the people who choose collaboration as a management strategy and, in particular, what they view as the skill set of the successful collaborator. Individual attributes and interpersonal skills are essential for successful collaboration, followed by group process skills, strategic leadership skills, and substantive/technical expertise.
This report provides insights from a survey of senior executives asking about the use of collaboration as a management strategy. In an environment of scarce resources, collaboration is often the way to get things done using a variety of collaboration methods. Available online: http://bookstore.icma.org/Collaborative_Governance_and_L_P2297C150.cfm
This document describes the shared mission, vision, and values of the San Luis Valley (CO) Public Health Partnership.
The document provides an overview of the Northern Michigan Public Health Alliance’s strategic plan, including what the partnership hopes to accomplish in three years, what they believe is blocking them, what partners can do to overcome obstacles, and what the partnership will accomplish (outcomes) in the first year.