Collaborative partnerships in an urban environment: working together to benefit all

Collaborative partnerships in an urban environment: working together to benefit all Purpose – This paper documents the effort of an urban university working collectively with a faith‐based organization, industry partners and the government to better the livelihood of individuals in a community. Design/methodology/approach – Conceptual paper that reviews current literature and applies it to a case study model. Findings – This conceptual writing offers strategies for group success through discussions of goal setting, benefit articulation, necessary infrastructure, curriculum development, and concludes with an outline of a true case study. Practical implications – Collaborative efforts of higher education, faith‐based organizations, government, and industry can work together to establish programs whose intent is to provide educational and training opportunities to at‐risk populations. Originality/value – The value of the paper is in the coordination of resources to provide a service deliverable that will benefit the larger community. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management Emerald Publishing

Collaborative partnerships in an urban environment: working together to benefit all

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2005 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0959-6119
DOI
10.1108/09596110510620672
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Abstract

Purpose – This paper documents the effort of an urban university working collectively with a faith‐based organization, industry partners and the government to better the livelihood of individuals in a community. Design/methodology/approach – Conceptual paper that reviews current literature and applies it to a case study model. Findings – This conceptual writing offers strategies for group success through discussions of goal setting, benefit articulation, necessary infrastructure, curriculum development, and concludes with an outline of a true case study. Practical implications – Collaborative efforts of higher education, faith‐based organizations, government, and industry can work together to establish programs whose intent is to provide educational and training opportunities to at‐risk populations. Originality/value – The value of the paper is in the coordination of resources to provide a service deliverable that will benefit the larger community.

Journal

International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality ManagementEmerald Publishing

Published: Dec 1, 2005

Keywords: Partnership; Higher education; Social interaction; Urban communities

References

  • Inner‐city children living with an HIV‐seropositive mother: parent‐child relationships, perception of social support, and psychological disturbance
    Reyland, S.A.; McMahon, T.J.; Higgins‐Delessandro, A.; Luthar, S.S.

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