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Technology & Design

Misdiagnosing Science

A survey of obstacles to innovation focuses erroneously on the supposed caution of university-based scientists.
Reviewed By Maryann Feldman | Feb. 18, 2015
 

Nonprofit Management

Power-boosting NGO Performance

With better data and the right incentives, organizations can make even the most complicated organizations more effective.

By Lee Green & Nathan Huttner | Dec. 30, 2014
 
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Nonprofits

Better Relationships, Better Results

A new survey shows that nonprofits and funders are finding new ways of working together, in the effort to achieve greater impact.

By J McCray | 1 | Dec. 15, 2014
 

Civil Society

Slowly Strangling Civil Society

How donor funding distorts civil society goals and priorities.

By Michael Kleinman & Thomas Wheeler | 7 | Dec. 11, 2014
 

Foundations

What Is a Leadership Funder?

Foundations have supported leadership development for decades, but a shift in mindset and approach—if sustained and expanded—could lead to even greater impact.

By James E. Canales | 7 | Dec. 10, 2014
 
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Technology & Design

When Will Design Get Serious About Impact?

To achieve sustained impact, designers should strive to shift the fundamental dynamics of development.

By Robert Fabricant | 4 | Dec. 8, 2014
 

Nonprofit Management

Planned Performance

Here's how the International Planned Parenthood Federation is working to build a new global performance culture. Includes magazine extras.
 

Food

Feeding Relationships

Social capital has enabled Second Harvest Japan to overcome cultural resistance to its operating model. Includes magazine extras.
By Charles E. McJilton | 2 | Nov. 19, 2014
 

Nonprofit Management

The Return of Capacity Building

It’s time for a renewed conversation about building the systems, structures, and skills for social sector excellence.

By Jared Raynor | 11 | Nov. 19, 2014
 

Civil Society

Navigating Disruptions

International civil society organizations need to change their business models.

By Burkhard Gnärig & Linda Heyer | Oct. 28, 2014