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


Nonprofit Management


Innovative ideas to help nonprofit leaders better manage their organization


So Uncivilized

Rudeness, sarcasm, and disrespect undermine employee productivity.

By Shirley Wang | Winter 2005

Donor, Heal Thyself

Donor fatigue is ultimately rooted in givers' own reluctance to invest in the future.

By Paul C. Light | Winter 2005

Logging in for the Environment

Environmental lawyers around the world join forces via E-LAW.

By Laila Weir | Winter 2005

My, What a Personality!

How nonprofits can distinguish themselves from for-profits by using their unique brand attributes.

By Alana Conner Snibbe | Fall 2005

Beware the Lone Genius

Innovation depends on social networks, not solo brains.

By Jessica Ruvinsky | Fall 2005

Helping Do-Gooders Do Their Best

Getting the most out of some employees requires smart hiring, not bonuses.

By Alana Conner Snibbe | Fall 2005

Moving Beyond Reproach

Accountability proposals should focus more on ways to help nonprofits deal with actual ethical crises.

By Peter Manzo | Fall 2005

What We Really Need

Eight reforms to make nonprofits more accountable and effective.

By Jan Masaoka & Jeanne Bell Peters | Summer 2005

Managing Growth

How a Boston educational-services nonprofit is realizing its own potential for growth so that its scholars can realize theirs.

By Kelly Campbell & Rita Louh | Summer 2005

In Your Face

The social enterprise that beat city hall.

By Maia Szalavitz | Summer 2005