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New book offers guide to strategic partnerships

Professor Pamela EddyProfessor Marilyn AmeyProfessor Pamela Eddy’s book Creating Strategic Partnerships: A Guide for Educational Institutions and Their Partners was published recently.  Professor Eddy co-wrote the book with Professor Marilyn J. Amey of Michigan State University.  

The book is a resource for institutional and organizational leaders seeking to develop and maintain strategic partnerships. The authors begin with a differentiation between traditional and strategic partnerships and go on to describe a three-phase model of the development process of collaboration.  The book also provides a tool box for leaders charged with partnering and leading organizational change, and includes a template for both creating new partnerships and sustaining existing ones.  The authors use case studies to illustrate the ideas presented in each chapter to facilitate a deeper understanding of the concepts, as well as training in classes.  The book is available from Stylus.