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Nonprofit Management

 

Innovative ideas to help nonprofit leaders better manage their organization

 
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Nonprofit Management

Focus on Culture

Why strong organizational culture matters—and four practical ways organizations can achieve it.

By Simone N. Sneed | 3 | Dec. 20, 2013
 

Online Learning: A New Source of Talent and Ideas

Three ways organizations can tap into the rich resource of online learning environments.

By Aziz Shallwani & Amit Jain | 2 | Dec. 10, 2013
 

Grantees as Customers

Four ways funders can serve and empower grantees.

By Dave Peery | 6 | Nov. 26, 2013
 

Social Entrepreneurship

Game Changers Win By Embracing Bold Strategy

A look at the skills, competencies, and behaviors organizations need to navigate the “new normal.”

 
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Nonprofit Management

The Cure for Premature Articulation

Two ways to improve the quality of discussion and decision-making at your organization.

By Thaler Pekar | Nov. 7, 2013
 

Nonprofits

Aspiration: A Tool for Transformational Change

Setting aspirational goals can inspire more people to get involved in your cause—and meaningful milestones can keep them engaged.

By Doug Hattaway & Tess Hart | 2 | Oct. 8, 2013
 

Five Essentials of Strategic Planning

A culture of strategic planning can provide a framework for aligning priorities, making decisions, allocating resources, and measuring impact.

By Paul B. Redman | 7 | Oct. 7, 2013
 

Philanthropy

Overhead Costs: The Obsession Must Stop

We can’t separate nonprofit programs from the people who develop and deliver them.

By Julie Brandt | 14 | Oct. 3, 2013
 

Social Entrepreneurship

The Hidden Dimensions of Scale

Examples from South Asia show there’s more to successful scaling than replicating a good model.

 

Evaluation’s Next Generation

A look at characteristics and approaches that represent the evolution of traditional evaluation.

By Srik Gopalakrishnan | 2 | Oct. 2, 2013