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Innovative ideas to help leaders of nonprofits and NGOs be more effective

 

The Promise of Lean Experimentation

By adopting a model from business, nonprofit organizations can launch, test, and implement new programs and services more efficiently. Includes magazine extras.

 

Going Lean

Supplements to the article “The Promise of Lean Experimentation.”

By SSIR Editors | Summer 2015
 
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The Wall Street Takeover of Nonprofit Boards

Financiers represent a growing percentage of board members at some of America’s most prestigious nonprofits, resulting in poorer governance.

 

They Light a Spark

The catalysts of innovation are almost as rare, and almost as essential, as those who get credit for new ideas.

 

What Holds Women Back?

In the nonprofit sector, occupational segregation can adversely affect women’s chances of moving into managerial positions.

 

Compassionate Careers: Making a Living by Making a Difference

Compassionate Careers explores a number of career paths that provide opportunities for service-focused passions to unite and empower a new movement.

 

Leveling the Internship Field

In Boston, a new program will give low-income college students an alternative to toiling as unpaid interns.

 
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Training in Progress

A program at Credit Suisse helps high-level employees—and valued clients—to master the art of nonprofit board service.

 

The Dawn of System Leadership

To solve society's most pressing problems requires a system leader who can catalyze collective leadership. Includes magazine extras.

 

Leading Systems

Supplement to the article “The Dawn of System Leadership.”

By SSIR Editors | Nov. 19, 2014