Tag: Stanford Social Innovation

Why Collaborations Fail What lies under the word, “uncollaborative”? Usually, it’s an unaddressed power imbalance

A few weeks ago, the board chair of a great social enterprise called me in distress. A collaboration he had nurtured was in disarray. He’d gotten ahold of an email that called the executive director and staff at his organization “uncollaborative.” He and I tried to figure out what was going on. We talked through the history of the collaboration and ultimately spotted what we… Read more »