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




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


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

The Ratings Game

Evaluating the three groups that rate the charities.

By Stephanie Lowell, Brian Trelstad, & Bill Meehan | 1 | Summer 2005

When You Build It and They Still Don’t Come

The World Bank reevaluates previous methods.

By Andrea Orr | Spring 2005

Failing to Govern?

The disconnect between theory and reality in nonprofit boards, and how to fix it.

By Michael Klausner & Jonathan Small | Spring 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

Random Thoughts

Poverty Action Lab examines why some charitable programs work better than others.

By Andrea Orr | Spring 2005

The Price of Commercial Success

Minnesota Public Radio: social purpose capitalism.

By James A. Phills & Victoria Chang | Spring 2005