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

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Innovative ways leaders can achieve organizational and societal goals

 

Global Issues

Building a Think-and-Do Tank

A dozen lessons from the development-policy trenches.

By Lawrence MacDonald & Todd Moss | Jul. 11, 2014
 
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Nonprofit Management

Leading Against the Odds

The best social change leaders take risks when they need to, but they know better than to sacrifice themselves for the cause.

By Aspen Baker | 3 | Jul. 7, 2014
 
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Nonprofit Management

How Groups Make Great Decisions

A growing body of knowledge is leading to happier teams and better choices.

By Matthew Scharpnick | 4 | Jun. 25, 2014
 

Socially Responsible Business

Four Reasons to Champion Leadership Development

A behind-the-scenes look at the American Express Leadership Academy.

By Timothy J. McClimon | 4 | Jun. 11, 2014
 

Foundations

The Value of Rigorous Evaluation

Rigorous evaluation can drive continuous learning and improvement.

By Nancy Roob | 1 | Jun. 2, 2014
 

Philanthropy

Building Leadership Diversity: A Call to Action for Philanthropy

Philanthropy can lead the way to opportunity for young men and boys of color by supporting diverse leadership.

By Kelly Brown | 3 | May. 27, 2014
 

Board Governance

Better Board Governance (Complimentary)

Presented by Kim Starkey Jonker, William F. Meehan III, & Kathy Spahn | May. 21, 2014
 

Philanthropy

Combatting Burnout in Nonprofit Leaders

Supporting the personal well-being of nonprofit leaders is critical to the success of effective organizations, and grantmakers can help.

By Lori Bartczak | 1 | May. 21, 2014
 

Nonprofits

Scrutinizing ONE’s “Secret Sauce” for Global Social Change

How a global NGO has fought extreme poverty using a formula that mixes pragmatic incrementalism and practical idealism with pop culture.

By Jamie Drummond | 1 | May. 16, 2014
 

Philanthropy

Planning for Uncertainty

Leaders of social change organizations should embrace the uncertainty of strategic plans.

By Eric Nee | 1 | May. 14, 2014