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Nonprofit Management

What Would It Take?

The president and CEO of GEO describes what the organization learned over the course of its Scaling What Works initiative.

 

Nonprofit Management

Change Comes at a Cost

In 2008, a group of Chicago’s social service agencies formed the Back Office Cooperative, which has produced impressive financial savings. Yet greater efficiency has had a cultural cost.

By Donald Haider & Franz Wohlgezogen | 1 | Winter 2012
 

Nonprofit Management

Five Ways to Navigate the Fiscal Crisis

How human services nonprofits can stay afloat and advance their missions during a time of government cutbacks.

By Daniel Stid & Willa Seldon | 2 | Winter 2012
 
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Fundraising

Finding Your Funding Model

Four guidelines provide a road map for leaders to identify and develop the right funding model for their organization.

By Peter Kim, Gail Perreault, & William Foster | 10 | Fall 2011
 
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Nonprofit Management

Effective Partnerships

How local governments and nonprofits can work together for large-scale community change.

By Saphira M. Baker | Winter 2011
 
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Nonprofit Management

Improving Teamwork

Collectivist, group-oriented teams do better work.

By Jessica Ruvinsky | Fall 2011
 

Nonprofit Management

How Leaders Encourage Innovation

Transformational leaders capitalize on the creativity that employees have.

By Jessica Ruvinsky | Fall 2011
 
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Nonprofit Management

The Networked Nonprofit

Organizations should focus less on growing themselves and more on cultivating their networks.

By Jane Wei-Skillern & Sonia Marciano | 7 | Spring 2008
 
NONPROFIT
SUSTAINABILITY:
Making Strategic
Decisions for
Financial Viability
Jeanne Bell, Jan Masaoka,
& Steve Zimmerman

Nonprofit Management

The Holy Grail for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Sustainability: Making Strategic Decisions for Financial Viability by Jeanne Bell, Jan Masaoka & Steve Zimmerman

Reviewed By Jim Schorr | 2 | Summer 2011
 
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Socially Responsible Business

Achieving Sustainability Through Integrated Reporting

Integrated reporting—the combination of a company’s financial and nonfinancial performance in one document—is a crucial step to creating a more sustainable society.

By Robert G. Eccles & Daniela Saltzman | Summer 2011