All posts tagged with "Matthew Baker"

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What is this? This document outlines a systematic and intentional approach to managing the transfer of knowledge for the departure and arrival of staff. When should this be used? This tool is intended to be used at the end of a staff member’s tenure and for the incoming... read more
Library Resource | May 10, 2019 | Reference
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What is this? This document outlines a systematic and intentional approach to managing the transfer of skills and knowledge in order to support sustainable organizational outcomes. Each section has a brief description of what should be contained in it. When should this be... read more
Library Resource | May 10, 2019 | Reference
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This job aid will help you determine how best to resolve a challenge/issue in programming. It is intended for use by USAID, partners, and others working in international development.
Library Resource | Mar 5, 2019 | Technical Resources
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Just over a year ago, when the USAID LEARN team grew to 30+ staff, we noticed a gap in our learning and knowledge management practices. Ad hoc conversations and team-wide emails were no longer working for such a large group of people to share important information. So, set... read more
Blog | Aug 15, 2018 | Matthew Baker
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This review provides a summary of existing literature on using evidence to inform ways the US Global Development Lab (the Lab) and Agency as a whole could improve its evidence-based decision-making practices. This information will contribute to the Lab’s Office of... read more
Library Resource | Jun 27, 2018 | Technical Resources
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When you have a work-related question, where do you go? Do you consult a favorite blog? A technical journal or publication? Or do you turn to a trusted colleague? USAID Learning Lab is a trusted resource for USAID staff and partners to access and contribute to a growing... read more
Blog | Jan 11, 2018 | Learning Lab
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Matthew Baker is MERL Specialist for Organizational Learning & Research on the USAID LEARN contract. If you ask people what’s in vogue in development, chances are they will—at some point—mention two trends: Using or applying evidence in our work Understanding the... read more
Blog | Dec 7, 2017 | Matthew Baker
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Matthew Baker is a MERL Specialist, Organizational Learning & Research on the USAID LEARN contract. While we often turn to the private sector for inspiration, as I have noted elsewhere, sometimes the public sector is actually ahead of the curve in certain areas. Often... read more
Blog | Jul 31, 2017 | Matthew Baker
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The Landscape Analysis of Learning Agendas at USAID/Washington and Beyond report details the increasing interest in learning agendas and the progress that USAID/Washington is making on using evidence to inform our work. The report surveys the number and types of efforts... read more
Library Resource | Apr 11, 2017
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In a famous Harvard Business Review article, management guru Peter Drucker told us that the private sector can learn a lot from nonprofits. One area where nonprofits and the government are leading the way is the use of learning agendas as an organizational learning tool to... read more
Blog | Apr 26, 2017 | Matthew Baker

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