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


Tag: Leadership


Innovative ways leaders can achieve organizational and societal goals



Don’t Occupy Wall Street—Transform It

It’s time for a new generation of social change leaders to move beyond occupying Wall Street to transform it.

By Rich Tafel | 13 | Nov. 18, 2011


Finding Your Funding Model

By Peter Kim, Gail Perreault, & William Foster | 10 | Nov. 16, 2011

Technology & Design

From Crowdsourcing to CouchSurfing

An interview with Casey Fenton, co-founder of CouchSurfing.

By Roshan Paul | 1 | Nov. 10, 2011


Ode to Representative Democracy: The Power of Factions Still Matters

It is still necessary today to protect against the power of factions; it is vital this critical aspect of American democracy is restored.

By Eric Friedenwald-Fishman | 6 | Nov. 3, 2011

Nonprofit Management

Justice Begins within the Social Entrepreneur Organization

Social change organizations should focus on creating a just organizational culture for themselves before bringing about global justice.

By Rich Tafel | 15 | Nov. 2, 2011
SSIR blogger Scott Sherman has taught courses on social entrepreneurship at numerous universities, including Yale, Princeton, NYU, and Johns Hopkins.


Teaching the Key Skills of Successful Social Entrepreneurs

What if we taught the key mindsets and skill sets that help make successful social entrepreneurs?

By Scott Sherman | 5 | Oct. 31, 2011


Social Change Increasingly Requires Networked Action

In order to effectively create social change, we must use social connections and a networking mindset to maximize impact.

By Diana Scearce & Lori Bartczak | 1 | Oct. 26, 2011

Nonprofit Management

The Seven Patterns of Nonprofit Digital Teams

What we’ve seen across all organizations, regardless of size, is that digital teams are the biggest predictor of online effectiveness.

By Jason Mogus & Christopher Roy | 2 | Oct. 25, 2011

Nonprofit Management

Five Investments You Can Skip

The nonprofit sector wastes an insane amount of time implementing best practices that have painfully low return on investment.

By Aaron Hurst | 11 | Oct. 19, 2011

Nonprofit Management

Four Models for Managing Digital at Your Organization

The right structure and leadership for digital at your organization will impact your performance more than any other digital initiative.