Fundamentals of Strategic Advising in Reform Environments

Step 7 of 10: Lesson Four - Functioning in a Complex Environment
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Dilemmas and Tradeoffs – Part 1: Introduction

Working as an advisor in a capacity-building environment will require tradeoffs in decision making. As an advisor, you may have a number of ideas on how to solve an identified issue but these ideas risk not reaching implementation if they are not generated or managed by a local counterpart.

Listen now to examples of the variety of expectations and pressures placed on an advisor, and reflect on how to navigate them sensitively. As an advisor, you will wish to act decisively to adequately identify the solution with the least amount of negative consequences.

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