Stanford Social Innovation Review : Informing and inspiring leaders of social change




Individual Giving

A New Take on Tithing

Too often, individuals make decisions about how much money to donate to charitable causes on an ad hoc basis. As a result, many people give less money than they can actually afford.

By Claude Rosenberg & Tim Stone | 6 | Fall 2006

Nonprofit Management

The Leadership Deficit: Research Methodology

Research methodology for the article, "The Leadership Deficit"

By Thomas J. Tierney | Summer 2006

What Business Execs Don’t Know—but Should—About Nonprofits

Business leaders play vital roles in the nonprofit sector – as board members, donors, partners, and even executives. Yet all too often they underestimate the unique challenges of managing nonprofit organizations. In this article, 11 executives who have played leadership roles in both for-profits and nonprofits reveal the critical differences between the two, and suggest ways that business and nonprofit leaders can use this information to create a more effective social sector.

By Les Silverman & Lynn Taliento | 19 | Summer 2006

The Leadership Deficit

Creative ways to meet the growing demand for talent by finding and recruiting new leaders from a wide range of groups, including business, the military, and the growing pool of retirees.


Nonprofit Management

Pundits Weigh In

Social sector leaders opinions on the article, "The Leadership Deficit."

By various authors | Summer 2006

Social Entrepreneurship

The Enterprising Type

How the personalities of entrepreneurs and managers differ.

By Alana Conner Snibbe | Summer 2006

Economic Development

Carving out a Niche

A Czech social enterprise uses woodworking to help drug addicts.

By Will Tizard | Summer 2006

Civil Society

Bowling Alone?

Civil society may not be in such bad shape.

By Alana Conner Snibbe | Summer 2006

Nonprofit Management

Social Enterprise 2.0

Moving toward a sustainable social enterprise model.

By Jim Schorr | 1 | Summer 2006


Chilling With Greenpeace, From the Inside Out

Greenpeace catapulted Greenfreeze, an ozone- and climate-safe refrigerant, into widespread use and launched the first Green Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia, in 2000.

By Cathy L. Hartman & Edwin R. Stafford | 1 | Summer 2006