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Nonprofit Management

 

Innovative ideas to help nonprofit leaders better manage their organization

 

Nonprofit Management

Making the Case for Innovation at Scale

Part of a series of articles on helping mature organizations stay adaptive and increase their social impact

By Heather McLeod Grant | Jul. 31, 2013
 

Nonprofit Management

Leveraging Legacy Organizations

Part of a series of articles on helping mature organizations stay adaptive and increase their social impact.

By Heather McLeod Grant | 3 | Jul. 24, 2013
 
SSIR blogger Thaler Pekar is the principal partner of Thaler Pekar & Partners. She facilitated the opening plenary of the most recent Smithsonian Institute Conference on Organizational Storytelling.

Nonprofit Management

Hearing the Stories within the Stories

It’s easy to revert to big narratives and much harder to let small, surprising, and telling stories emerge.

By Thaler Pekar | 2 | Jul. 16, 2013
 
SSIR blogger Thaler Pekar is the principal partner of Thaler Pekar & Partners. She facilitated the opening plenary of the most recent Smithsonian Institute Conference on Organizational Storytelling.

Nonprofit Management

What Will Replace the Hero’s Journey?

Only by sharing stories of complex protagonists, messy work, and muddled results will the social sector foster understanding and gain support.

By Thaler Pekar | 5 | Jul. 11, 2013
 

Nonprofit Management

The Nonprofitization of Business

Two areas where business can begin to learn from nonprofits.

By Ken Berger & Jeremy Kohomban | 2 | Jul. 3, 2013
 

Social Entrepreneurship

Coming Together with Purpose

How to make convenings that matter.

By Anna Muoio & Noah Rimland Flower | 2 | Jun. 27, 2013
 

Civil Society

Civil Society and Significant Change—Are We Ready?

Given the scope and urgency of the many changes facing the social sector, it’s time to build new bridges for cross-sector and cross-generation learning.

By Bonnie Koenig | 7 | Jun. 21, 2013
 

Nonprofit Management

Unlocking the Mystery of Volunteer Retention

How Girl Scouts of Northern California is using advanced predictive analytics to inform its volunteer management practices.

 
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Nonprofit Management

Role Play: Define Your Role So Social Change Can Flow

By understanding their unique role in the social change landscape, nonprofit organizations can increase their impact.

By Theresa Fay-Bustillos | 3 | Jun. 6, 2013
 

Nonprofit Management

What Nonprofits Need

Three things that funders can learn from Nonprofit Finance Fund’s 2013 State of the Sector Survey.