In 2000 launched Oxfam America, an international relief and development organization. Itself on a bold new course A small but prestigious agency, he had devoted three decades to support “partners” in developing countries around the world, funding a variety of grassroots activities. Now, under the leadership of its president, Raymond Offenheiser Oxfam America Oxfam had with eleven other world into a “global campaigns force” that would focus on ch joined … Read more »

In 2000 launched Oxfam America, an international relief and development organization that is. Onto a bold new course A small but prestigious agency, he had devoted three decades to support “partners” in developing countries around the world, funding a variety of grassroots activities. Now, under the leadership of its president, Raymond Offenheiser Oxfam America had the world into a “global campaigns force” that joined a challenge to the policy and practice of governments and corporations that would concentrate the poor done with eleven other Oxfam. The new initiative was in line with Offenheiser belief that it move at the time for the international development community, the “welfare” model of service delivery and to embrace an approach aimed at structural obstacles that impoverished people from their lot to has been kept improving. But the commitment to a global campaign organization would present new challenges open Sennheiser and its executives. Within Oxfam America campaigning put new pressure on the organization of personnel and resources. Some people, especially those who worked with partner organizations in the area found the campaign work onerous and irrelevant in some cases and concerned that Oxfam America based work in the regional offices lost its dominance in the market. HKS case number 1738.0
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Esther Scott,
David Brown
28 pages.
Release date: 25 March 2004. Prod #: HKS176-PDF-ENG
Oxfam America: The road to global campaigning organization HBR case solution

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