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ERIC Number: EJ913269
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Mar
Pages: 39
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 57
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0013-1245
Organizational Culture and Its Impact on Partnering between Community Agencies and Postsecondary Institutions to Help Low-Income Students Attend College
Kezar, Adrianna
Education and Urban Society, v43 n2 p205-243 Mar 2011
Given the importance of postsecondary institutions partnering with community agencies and groups to meet a variety of essential goals such as access and success of students, this study investigated one such partnership with the aim of attempting to understand the experience of community-led partnerships and the role of culture in partnerships between community agencies and postsecondary institutions. Although the collaboration literature often assumes similarities among nonprofit organizations, this study identified a host of differences that need to be carefully negotiated and worked through while developing a partnering. Knowledge about the areas of culture differences serves as a guide for forming and developing relationships between postsecondary institutions and community agencies that further the goals of urban educators. (Contains 12 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A