Development effectiveness is

  • not worth getting worked up about (48%, 101 Votes)
  • a vile abuse against the English language that should be purged from our lexicons (34%, 72 Votes)
  • actually quite a useful concept (19%, 40 Votes)

Total Voters: 212

Start Date: November 11, 2016 @ 7:30 am
End Date: No Expiry


Which name do you prefer for a research programme on empowerment and accountability in fragile and conflict settings?

  • REACH (Research for Empowerment, Accountability and Change) (54%, 104 Votes)
  • SPEAK (Social, Political, Empowerment and Accountability Knowledge) (26%, 51 Votes)
  • EMPACT (Empowerment and Accountability) (20%, 39 Votes)

Total Voters: 194

Start Date: October 26, 2016 @ 3:35 pm
End Date: No Expiry


Am I banging on about the book (How Change Happens) too much?

  • No, it's been bearable so far (63%, 85 Votes)
  • You have a book out? Gosh, tell me more (23%, 31 Votes)
  • Bloody hell, one more mention and I'm unsubscribing (14%, 19 Votes)

Total Voters: 135

Start Date: September 23, 2016 @ 5:45 am
End Date: No Expiry


Do you think innovation for development is destined to be:

  • A transformative catalyst, that could really make a difference to the way development thinks and works? (43%, 190 Votes)
  • An institutionalised silo, with its own dedicated teams and practices, tucked away in the rabbit warren of our organisations where it can do no harm? (27%, 119 Votes)
  • A short-lived fad, soon to succumb to the hype cycle? (20%, 88 Votes)
  • Don't know / don't care/ I'm with Samuel L Jackson (above) (11%, 50 Votes)

Total Voters: 438

Start Date: May 25, 2016 @ 6:16 am
End Date: No Expiry


Which of the three cover designs do you prefer?

  • Ripped Paper (43%, 195 Votes)
  • Red with speech boxes (30%, 134 Votes)
  • Placard (27%, 125 Votes)

Total Voters: 454

Start Date: March 5, 2016 @ 7:17 am
End Date: No Expiry


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