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Commentary and analysis on social innovation ideas and approaches

 
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When Less Impact Per Client = Greater Social Good

Why mission-driven organizations need a more nuanced understanding of why and how impact may fluctuate over time.

By Matthew Forti | Mar. 12, 2015
 

Social Entrepreneurship

Social Entrepreneurship: A Force for Political Stability

Three recommendations for bridging the chasm between the political elite and marginalized citizens in the Middle East.

By Gilbert Doumit | 3 | Mar. 11, 2015
 

Nonprofit Management

DIY Leadership Development

Two steps nonprofits can take to develop up-and-coming leaders day-to-day. Part of the Talent Matters series.

By Preeta Nayak | 1 | Mar. 10, 2015
 

Nonprofit Management

Networks: The New Organizational Strategy

Why nonprofits and funders need to put networks of relationships, instead of transactions and grants, at the core of organizational strategies.

By Charlie Brown | 8 | Mar. 9, 2015
 

Nonprofit Management

A Safe Place to Practice

Community-based leadership programs can help organizational leaders develop systems leadership skills.

 

Socially Responsible Business

Gender Equity and Corporate Sustainability

By mainstreaming efforts to empower women, companies can promote a variety of business goals.

By Marissa Wesely | 8 | Mar. 5, 2015
 

Nonprofit Management

Creating a Communications Culture

Three guiding principles for foundations contemplating a more-ambitious and impactful communications strategy.

By Jim Canales & Stefan Lanfer | Mar. 5, 2015
 

Human Rights

Women and Innovation

Ten stories about women’s issues from the SSIR archives.

By Devin Briski | Mar. 5, 2015
 

Nonprofit Management

Creating a Leadership Development Playlist

A customized approach to investing in leaders.

By Adam Simon | 1 | Mar. 3, 2015
 

Disabilities: A Competitive Business Advantage?

Companies are using the unique talents of individuals with disabilities to create business value.

By Phyllis Heydt | 8 | Mar. 2, 2015