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Nonprofit Management

Nonprofit Lessons from a Government Tech Debacle

What can organizations learn from the Affordable Care roll out?

By Joe Magee | 1 | Feb. 25, 2014
 

Social Entrepreneurship

Attracting the Right Financing for First-Stage Scaling

Growing social enterprises from incubation to first-stage scaling opens up the need to attract different types of investments. The last of a three-part series.

 

Social Entrepreneurship

Implications of First-Stage Scaling on Operations

Preparing a social enterprise to scale requires fundamental adaptions of the business model and approach to ensure success. Part two of a three-part series.

 

Social Entrepreneurship

Setting the Stage for First-Stage Scaling

Social enterprises face many challenges to scaling, and preparing them with the appropriate team, culture, and systems is a critical first step in the process. Part one of a three-part series.

By Loïc Comolli & Nicole Etchart | 3 | Feb. 18, 2014
 

Fundraising

The New Nonprofit IPO

A unique funding model goes beyond donations and offers funders a tangible stake in organizations they support.

By Andy Posner & Mollie West | 20 | Jan. 29, 2014
 
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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
 
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Technology & Design

Designing a Learning Organization

How organizations can use design to better implement, share, and expand on knowledge.

By Matthew Scharpnick | 9 | Nov. 22, 2013
 
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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
 

Quality Distribution for Commercial Success

How an organization distributes a life-improving technology matters more to its commercial success than the product itself.

By Diana Jue | Oct. 21, 2013