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


Nonprofit Management


Innovative ideas to help nonprofit leaders better manage their organization


In Your Face

The social enterprise that beat city hall.

By Maia Szalavitz | Summer 2005

Building a Better Board

How nonprofit board size and independence relate to board performance.

By Jessica Ruvinsky | 1 | Summer 2005

They Just Don’t Understand

Americans are in the dark about nonprofits.

By Alana Conner Snibbe | Summer 2005

Turning Over Without Going Belly-Up

New hires need more relationships, as opposed to more training.

By Alana Conner Snibbe | Summer 2005

What Women Don’t Want

How male managers’ patronizing behavior undercuts female subordinates’ performance.

By Alana Conner Snibbe | Summer 2005

When Efficiency Saves Lives

Well-run organizations, not bleeding hearts, are the key to increasing organ donations.

By Alana Conner Snibbe | Summer 2005

Educators With Borders

Sometimes nonprofit workers have to learn to “just say no”.

By Alessandra Bianchi | Summer 2005

Putting People First

How nonprofits that value their employees reap the benefits in service quality, morale, and funding.

By Jeffrey Pfeffer | Spring 2005

Key Perk of Nonprofit Work Faces Extinction

Study finds nonprofits are losing their ability to offer health insurance.

By Andrea Orr | Spring 2005

The Price of Commercial Success

Minnesota Public Radio: social purpose capitalism.

By James A. Phills & Victoria Chang | Spring 2005