Stanford Social Innovation Review : Informing and inspiring leaders of social change


Tag: Human Capital



Economic Development

Source of Opportunity

Sama Group, a social enterprise that connects disadvantaged people with digital work, is expanding its reach to the United States.
By Suzie Boss | May. 13, 2015

Economic Development

Lifting Up Day Labor

A social enterprise called In Every Story brings better pay—and a spirit of empathy—to a highly marginalized workforce.
By Derek Snook | 3 | May. 13, 2015

Nonprofit Management

What Holds Women Back?

In the nonprofit sector, occupational segregation can adversely affect women’s chances of moving into managerial positions.
By Adrienne Day | May. 13, 2015

Civil Society

A New Vision for Elder Care

Can the emergence of a “Caring Majority” help meet the needs of an aging US population?
Reviewed By Meika Loe | May. 13, 2015

Socially Responsible Business

Bringing Respect for People to the World’s Sweatshops

Those advocating social change through multinational corporations need to raise their expectations.

By Jim Womack | 5 | Feb. 26, 2015

Economic Development

A More Perfect Union?

New ideas on how to empower US workers involve breaking free of current labor law.
Reviewed By Thomas A. Kochan | Feb. 18, 2015

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

The Dawn of System Leadership

To solve society's most pressing problems requires a system leader who can catalyze collective leadership. Includes magazine extras.


Learning From Charter Schools

What happens when educators transplant successful practices from the charter sector to the public school system?
By Adrienne Day | Nov. 19, 2014


Investing in People Pays Big Dividends

A look at how one impact investor helps develop the talent that its portfolio organizations need to succeed.

By Sal Giambanco | 1 | Nov. 6, 2014