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Innovative ways leaders can achieve organizational and societal goals



Lessons from Grameen and Microfinance—Are You Building an Institution of Change?

Not every organization should become an institution. But long-term change really is dependent on institutions.

By Timothy Ogden | 3 | Apr. 29, 2011


Letting Go

By Kristi Kimball & Malka Kopell | 4 | Apr. 27, 2011
SSIR blogger Sonia Ospina, PhD, is faculty director of the Research Center for Leadership in Action at New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.


A Loss in the Nonprofit Battle Against “Modest, Passionate and Utterly Disorganized”

The recent expose by 60 Minutes and other organizations, which challenge the practices and experiences chronicled in "Three Cups of Tea," is potentially damaging to the nonprofit sector.

By Sonia M. Ospina | 1 | Apr. 26, 2011
SSIR blogger Jenna Nicholas has worked for the Oxford Hub, the Stanford Social Innovation Review, the Stanford Centre for Philanthropy and Civil Society, and Global Health Corps.

Social Entrepreneurship

Skoll World Forum: Large Scale Social Change

The eighth year of the Skoll World Forum showed incredible dedication to accelerating entrepreneurial solutions to the world’s most pressing social issues.

By Jenna Nicholas | Apr. 4, 2011
SSIR blogger Liane Phillips is the author of Why Don’t They Just Get a Job: One Couple’s Mission to End Poverty in Their Community.


Attacking Poverty Through Jobs

I hope that as long as there is poverty in our country, there will be a Cincinnati Works’ model that can help families escape poverty.

By Liane Phillips | Mar. 28, 2011
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ACORN, NPR, Planned Parenthood, and the Sector’s Challenges in Protecting Itself

There should be greater concern over who is protecting nonprofits that find themselves in situations like that of NPR, which recently lost its federal funding.

By John Brothers | 1 | Mar. 24, 2011


One Nonprofit Closure: The Missed Merger Opportunity

If you believe you are headed toward a merger, start the process sooner rather than later.

By Jean Butzen | Mar. 22, 2011

Jonathan Reckford The Power of Leadership in Social Enterprise

Featuring Jonathan Reckford | Mar. 14, 2011

Nonprofit Management

Increasing Civic Reach

By Paul Vandeventer | 7 | Mar. 9, 2011


Passing the Mic

Reviewed By Marc Vogl | Feb. 16, 2011