The Collaborative Leadership Fieldbook
July 2002, Jossey-Bass
* Presents a wide range of tools and concepts that can be readily applied
* Provides a comprehensive guide to collaboration from conception to implementation
* Describes how to establish effective civic leadership development programs to support collaborative efforts
* Contains stories and examples that clearly illustrate the book's concepts and tools
* Helps readers find-quickly and easily-what they need for their specific situations
Introduction: The Power of Collaboration.
PART ONE: META: THE IMPORTANCE OF COLLABORATION.
1. America's Civic Challenges.
2. Civil Society, Democracy, and Collaboration.
3. Building the Civic Community.
PART TWO: MACRO: PREMISES AND PRINCIPLES OF SUCCESSFUL COLLABORATION.
4. Essential Concepts of Collaboration.
5. A Framework for Collaboration.
PART THREE: MICRO: PRACTICES OF SUCCESSFUL COLLABORATION.
6. Getting Started.
7. Setting Up for Success.
8. Working Together.
9. Moving to Action.
10. Developing Networks of Responsibility.
PART FOUR: STORIES AND EXAMPLES OF SUCCESSFUL COLLABORATION AND CIVIC LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT.
11. Joint Venture Silicon Valley (Christopher Wilson).
12. Transforming Civic Culture: Sitka, Alaska 1999-2001 (David D. Chrislip).
13. Neighborhood Action Initiative: Engaging Citizens in Real Change (William R. Potapchuk).
14. Equal Partners, Shared Vision: The Colorado Partnership for Educational Renewal (Carol A. Wilson).
15. Scenarios: Catalysts for Civic Change (David D. Chrislip, James Butcher, Adam Kahane).
16. Building Civic Leadership in Portland, Maine (Thomas J. Rice).
17. Building Leadership Capacity in a Socially Emerging Community (Allan Wallis).
Appendix A: Learning from Research and Experience.
Appendix B: Institute for Civic Leadership Curriculum and Agenda.
-- James MacGregor Burns, Pulitzer Prize-winning author and senior scholar at the Academy of Leadership, University of Maryland
"Chrislip has long been guru and guide to those with an interest
in collaborative leadership. This book is an indispensable tool for
communities determined to transform good ideas into good
-- Barbara Kellerman, executive director and lecturer in public policy, Center for Public Leadership, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
"David Chrislip brings the importance of collaboration into
sharp focus and underscores its value in fashioning solutions to
complex social problems."
-- Congressman Mark E. Udall, Colorado
"From wilderness adventure to building civil society in American
cities and Eastern European countries, David Chrislip has
encountered the trinity of leadership-change, conflict, and
collaboration. Fortunately for us, he shares so lucidly his lessons
about their role in the demands and promise of democratic civil
-- Richard A. Couto, Antioch University PhD Program in Leadership and Change and author of Making Democracy Work Better