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Embracing Emergence: How Collective Impact Addresses Complexity

In 2013 John Kania and Mark Kramer wrote another article, Embracing Emergence: How Collective Impact Addresses Complexity.

This article challenges the reader to evolve their thinking about what Collective Impact is, stating that "..we believe that the greatest obstacle to success ...is embarking on the collective impact process expecting the wrong kind of solution".

The power of Collective Impact lies in the heightened vigilance that comes from multiple organisations looking for resources and innovations through the same lens, the rapid learning that comes from continuous feedback loops, and the immediacy of action that comes from unified and simultaneous response among all participants.

Resource: Embracing Emergence: How Collective Impact Addresses Complexity: Stanford Social Innovation Review 2013