Openfield Institute

Resources

We actively create and curate new knowledge about the theory and practice of cross-sector collaboration and systemic change.

Books

LIBRARY BOOKS

Collaboration by Design

A field guide on workshop design and facilitation, balancing holistic concepts and models with concrete tools, tips and practitioners’ stories.

LIBRARY BOOKS

Clean, Green and Responsible?

Learning from a Climate Improvement Initiative: A Co-constructed Autoethnographic Exploration of Tensions in a Cross-Sector Collaboration (1 chapter in an academic publication on CSR, Sustainability, Ethics & Governance).

Blog

RESOURCES BLOG

The right tools for thinking

How models simultaneously enable and constrain our ability to think and work systemically?

RESOURCES BLOG

Systemic change during a pandemic

How do you affect transformational or systemic change in today’s environment?

RESOURCES BLOG

Collaborative methods and game

mechanics: comparative approach

What is important when you onboard new players?

RESOURCES BLOG

The parable of the wall

What I learnt from building a wall to protect my house.

 

Publications

RESOURCES CASE STUDY

Academic and Industry 
Collaboration

A workshop report on how to engage with external organisations as a Higher Degree Research student. This report is co-produced with University of Sydney.

RESOURCES CASE STUDY

Case Study Education 
Summits New Zealand

Comprehensive outline of the co-design and delivery process of two large scale summits (800 people each) aiming to lay the foundation of a 30-year education reform.

RESOURCES WHITE PAPER

NZ Innovation Hubs Report 2018

A 2018 snapshot and benchmark for the enterprise Innovation Hub and Collaboration Zones landscape in New Zealand. The paper summarises common approaches, challenges, lessons learnt and new developments in the collaborative innovation ecosystem of New Zealand’s large organisations. This annual report is co-produced with Creative HQ.

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