Are large International Non-Governmental Organisations lagging behind and loosing their global effectiveness?

‘Can large INGOs be all things to all people?’

The Plowden Fellowship Report September 2018 focused on the reality of International Non-Governmental Organisations (INGO’s) in today’s world. The Report focuses on the functional and structural changes Large INGO’s need to consider to stay relevant in rapidly transforming global context.

“Are international structures, multi-mandates (Humanitarian, Development, working across the value chain from programme design to delivery) and being innovative and agile in our digital, challenging world compatible? Is this a trilemma where you have to choose two out of the three?” The report covers what a large INGO is, the functional options for change, possible governance supported change, what’s holding back INGO’s from changing and the next steps forward for the future.

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