Navigation by Judgment: Why and When Top Down Management of Foreign Aid Doesn't Work

  • 9h 22m 19s
  • Dan Honig
  • Recorded Books, Inc.
  • 2018
This audio edition reveals that aid agencies will often benefit from giving field agents the authority to use their own judgments to guide aid delivery.

In this Audiobook

  • 1. Introduction: The Management of Foreign Aid
  • 2. When to Let Go: The Costs and Benefits of Navigation by Judgment
  • 3. Agents: Who Does the Judging?
  • 4. Authorizing Environments and the Perils of Legitimacy Seeking
  • 5. How to Know What Works Better, When: Data, Methods, and Empirical Operationalization
  • 6. Journey without Maps: Environmental Unpredictability and Navigation Strategy
  • 7. Tailoring Management to Suit the Task: Project Verifiability and Navigation Strategy
  • 8. Delegation and Control Revisited
  • 9. Conclusion: Implications for the Aid Industry and Beyond

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