United Nations Inter-Agency Coordination in Southern Africa: “With a Little Help from The Boston Consulting Group”

Published 01 Oct 2006
Reference 5379
Topic Strategy
Region Other Regions
Summary

The UN is a typical example of a global organization with a complex politicized and "siloed" structure. How does one make the parts collaborate? How does one effect change and performance improvement when one does not have formal authority?

Teaching objectives

The teaching objective is to show how to effect change and obtain results in a complex global organization without formal authority.

Keywords
  • Humanitarian co-ordination
  • United Nations
  • Non-profit
  • Change management
  • RD0906
  • AR0607
  • AR2006