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Blog Contributor Alexandra Brewis-Slade

Alexandra Brewis-Slade is an anthropologist and President’s Professor at Arizona State University, where she founded the Center for Global Health. She is co-director of the Global Impact Collaboratory, designing social science solutions for better project monitoring in international development.

by Alexandra Brewis-Slade

Preventing Culture from Eating Your Strategy

This blog post has been adapted from an article in Journal of Social Science & Medicine – Population Health. If you’ve worked in development for long enough, at some point you’ve scratched your head about why a technically sound strategy achieved less than expected results. As the old business adage goes, “Culture eats strategy for…