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


Nonprofit Management


Innovative ideas to help nonprofit leaders better manage their organization


Research Rules

Why nonprofits should do their homework before communicating with the public.

By R. Christine Hershey & Andrew Posey | Winter 2005

Reversing Burnout

How to rekindle your passion for your work.

By Christina Maslach & Michael P. Leiter | 1 | Winter 2005

No Market for Marketing

Nonprofits do not use -- and often don't want -- for-profit marketing techniques.

By Maia Szalavitz | Winter 2005

One for Deregulation

Why states' nonprofit regulation rules may not be just unnecessary, but also unwise.

By Maia Szalavitz | Winter 2005

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