CROSS-SECTORAL/ CROSS-DEPARTAMENTAL COOPERATION
CROSS-SECTORAL/ CROSS-DEPARTAMENTAL WORK Well defined and synergic cooperation between
sectors or departments;
Coordinate activities between each other; Aims are reached in more efficient, coherent and
systemic way, then one institutions would reach.
CROSS-SECTORAL COOPERATION ď‚§ Cross - sectoral Cooperation- a complimentary
cooperation, which includes representatives from different sectors such as government, government institutions (healthcare, education, environment, culture, sports and etc.,), public, NGO, business and the media.
CROSS-DEPARTAMENTAL COOPERATION ď‚§ Cross-departamental Cooperation- a complimentary
cooperation, which include representatives with different specialization from one of the sectors (public, business and non-governmental) yet from different agencies/institutions.
Formal / non-formal working groups: programs / tools / common actiity planing, initiation and implementation; other
FORMS Non-formal, personal, eye to eye; Partnership between local government and NGOs; Contract based cooperation; other.
BASIS FOR COOPERATION Common policy; Territory; Problems; Activity sphere – sphere dependence; And etc.
TYPE OF COOPERATION Formal or non-formal; Economic; Legal; Social; Permanent / lasting / short term / project
Flexible or strictly defined.
HOW TO DESTROY PARTNERSHIP?
PRINCIPLES Planning; Division of roles and functions; Holistic approach; Informing; Optimizing human and material resources.
BENEFITS: partners: Commitment to create a common vision; Creation of new communication channels; Commitment to plan together; Share risks, results and reward.
WHY COOPERATION IS NEEDED? Political reasons; Inevitability; One institution can have impact on all the
Financial reasons; Aims of your organization are reached
better with help of other organizations;
Lack of knowledge or experience of one
EXPECTED CHANGE / IMPACT From competition to cooperation; From individual work to involvement of
From thinking about activities and
programs towards wider definition of expected result, strategic planning;
From short term activities towards long
term impact and change in policy field;
From I towards WE.
CHALLENGES Different organizations: Aims; Structures; Culture; Activity places.
SPECIFICS OF PUBLIC SECTOR In public sector hierarchical cooperation is dominant. To be able to cooperate it is important to answer the following questions: Were the power and influence is allocated? How efficient implementation can be
What is the role of each partner? Do all partners have equal chance to be
To whom we report?
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