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close this bookOrganizational Performance and Change Management - Workshop proceedings - October 1-3, 1997, International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR), Philippines (IIRR, 1997)
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close this folderThe external context of NGDOs
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View the documentGlobalization
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View the documentNGDO-foreign donor relations
View the documentThe domestic scene
View the documentNGDO strategic responses
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The following section discusses the context of current NGDO work and explains the various external impetus for effective organizational performance and change management as shared by Mr. Alan C. Alegre, Development Management Consultant.


INTERNATIONALLY, AMONG THE many factors which have been influencing the definition of the content, processes, scope and arenas of non-government development organization (NGDO) work, the globalization phenomenon has been the most dominant. The end of the cold war and the crisis of socialism have reconfigured everything into a unipolar world dominated by the West, and have contextualized the rise of neoliberalism and capitalism, the major paradigm which underpinned globalization.