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




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


Throwing Good Money After Bad

A common error misleads foundations and policymakers.

By Judith M. Gueron | Fall 2005

Review: Building Donor Loyalty

New book reveals what makes donors tick.

Reviewed By Mal Warwick | Summer 2005

What We Really Need

Eight reforms to make nonprofits more accountable and effective.

By Jan Masaoka & Jeanne Bell Peters | Summer 2005

Managing Growth

How a Boston educational-services nonprofit is realizing its own potential for growth so that its scholars can realize theirs.

By Kelly Campbell & Rita Louh | Summer 2005

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