18 November, 2022

More than the sum of the parts?

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More than sum of parts

More than the sum of the parts? Collective leadership vs individual agency in humanitarian action

At the global level, there have been strong commitments to collective humanitarian action, especially since the World Humanitarian Summit and Grand Bargain agreement. But evidence suggests that these commitments are not always translated into reality. Why is this? This paper argues that an important reason is that collective leadership is not realised to its full potential.