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




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


Silence=Bad Strategy

How failing to speak up leads nonprofit boards to persist with mislaid plans.

By Jennifer Holloway | Winter 2005

One for Deregulation

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

By Maia Szalavitz | Winter 2005

Going, Going, Sold for Too Little!

Why nonprofit auctions are inefficient, and how they can raise more money.

By Aaron Dalton | Winter 2005

Untapped Donors

Volunteers and young people are among several overlooked source of funds.

By Leslie Berger | 1 | 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