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Downtown Charleston, SC. Photo By Brian Stansberry (Own work) [CC BY 3.0
(http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
While serendipity often prevails as the initiator of connections in the alliance marketplace,
connections are more readily made among organizations predisposed to partners
and alert and prepared to seize opportunities. – James Austin
A partnership is without a solid foundation if it lacks and
effective ongoing communication process. – James Austin
Above all, collaborators need to be clear about the purpose of joint undertakings. – James Austin
High-performance collaborations are about much more than giving and receiving money. They are
about mobilizing and combining multiple resources and capabilities to generate
benefits for both partners and social value for society. – James Austin
Continual learning is what enables continuous improvement. – James Austin
As alliances evolve, they can influence even the partners’ definitions of their respective missions and
values, which in turn can lead to new areas of overlap and engagement. – James Austin
Photo By dimworld (Flickr [1]) [CC BY 2.0
(http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
Sustainable alliances institutionalize their collaboration process. – James Austin
James E. Austin, The Collaboration Challenge: How Nonprofits and Businesses Success Through Strategic Alliances, (San
Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2000), 173.

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