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DECENTRALIZATION RESPONSIBILITIES

To encourage the organization welfare/development in new concept for our partners and organizations in East Africa.

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I have been involved in facilitating the evaluation of organizations in East A Africa.

I want to share you the story of the organization founder who had all the power and made all the decissions, the staff, volunteers and board members that have do not to take decisions on how the organization is leading. When the Executive Director came to office  everyone had to stand to greet and say the motto of thevorganization.

The external facilitator tried to encourage director to having the idea of detect improvised the organization, but Director strongly opposed this idea by fearing that this process would betrayed him or exposed him.

In the later Director agreed to having the meeting with his staff, after the meeting he began to dividing the responsibilities and engage staffs and beneficiaries. He surprised to see the contributions of the staffs and volunteers and realizes the potential they had, and said I was thinking that my staff do not know anything, now I recognized their efforts.

What is a provocation or insight that might inspire others during this challenge?

Lack of the willing of delegates responsibilities and receive advise is a challenge faced the organization's leaders because they fear that would be destroyed. Lack of a chance of provide thoughts and inspired is a challenge faced staffs because they are working without provide their thoughts. Lack of knowledge on organization development is a challenge faced organization leaders and staffs because the organizations are leading without following the system, policy and regulations. How might we enable leaders and staffs yo share thoughts for the organization development?

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Photo of Jennifer William Shilinde

Amazing idea, I would like to learn more on the organization development, because we are working in the organization but we have not a chances to provide our thoughts

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