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Innovative ways leaders can achieve organizational and societal goals

 
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.

Nonprofits

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.

Nonprofits

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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Nonprofits

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
 
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Nonprofits

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
 

Arts

Passing the Mic

Reviewed By Marc Vogl | Feb. 16, 2011
 

Social Entrepreneurship

When Good Is Just Not Good Enough

Reviewed By Jane Wales | Feb. 14, 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.

Nonprofit Management

US-China Relations: Leadership Lessons on Confrontation and Dialogue from Nonprofits

Investing in leadership development represents a prerequisite to a new US foreign policy that is more in accord with today’s unstable and volatile times.

By Sonia M. Ospina | Feb. 1, 2011