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Resourcing CLA

05-13-2019 | By jenromba
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CLA Position Descriptions

May 22,2019
By: Learning Lab
Examples of position descriptions for CLA-focused staff as highlighted in the Resourcing CLA landing page of the CLA Toolkit.This position description for a Senior Learning Advisor (PSC-14) provides useful information for those that want to apply or for those developing their own organizational learning advisor position descriptions. The ...
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Resourcing CLA Example: CLA Mechanism

May 22,2019
By: Learning Lab
Example language for a CLA Mechanism as highlighted in the Resourcing CLA landing page of the CLA Toolkit.
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Help! I’m hiring new staff and I want them to work adaptively!

May 16,2019
By: Monalisa Salib
You’re in luck! We just released a new guide for hiring adaptive employees. This visual and user-friendly tool will help increase your chances of selecting staff skilled in adaptive management.Here are the details:What do you mean by “work adaptively” or an “adaptive employee”? An adaptive employee is an individual who, in ...
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A Guide to Hiring Adaptive Employees

Apr 30,2019
By: Monalisa Salib
If you are involved in hiring, this tool can help you increase your chances of selecting staff members skilled in adaptive management. It will help answer the questions:Which competencies should I recruit for in order to hire more adaptive employees?Which desired qualifications should I incorporate into position descriptions to attract ad...
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Designing CLA Services in Support Activities

Apr 12,2019
By: Office of Learning Evaluation and Research
Strategic collaboration, continuous learning, and adaptive management throughout the Program Cycle helps USAID missions and operating units (OUs) achieve better development outcomes. Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA) can be integrated into the procurement process, solicitation, and management of implementing mechanisms. Support ...
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People with Possibility: Achieving Adaptive Management

Mar 18,2019
By: jenromba
At Mercy Corps, our experience and work on adaptive management has shown time and again that managers are key to creating a team culture where individuals are encouraged to collaborate, learn and adapt. We are now training managers and their teams in four specific practices to foster this adaptive culture.
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Managing Staff Transitions Through CLA: Preserving Institutional Memory as Staff Come and Go

Feb 22,2019
By: USAID Bureau for Policy Planning and Learning
Most USAID Missions and USAID/Washington operating units (OUs) have a set of guidance, policies, and templates to manage the administrative, logistical, and security aspects of onboarding and offboarding staff. Less often, however, is there a system in place to manage the transfer of institutional knowledge, contextual understanding, and ...
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Realtime Data for Adaptive Management: BRAMA Belarus

Feb 05,2019
By: djacobstein
This resource provides an overview of complementary techniques used to scan and understand the environment in the BRAMA Belarus program. BRAMA employs a comprehensive “environmental scanning” methodology that is comprised of a set of analytical tools to glean real-time data from a variety of sources that influences project decision ma...
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Pathways to Integrating CLA in Your Work

Feb 01,2019
By: USAID LEARN
PPL/LER developed a concept for helping staff to think about intregrating CLA on an individual level, the Pathways for Integrating CLA in Your Work. Here is a job aid outlining that guide for thinking systematically or holistically about CLA.
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