New research explores when top-down control works best in international development work, and when organizations should let employees in the field navigate challenges by using their own judgment.
Going beyond traditional monitoring and evaluation to focus on feedback can lead to new innovations in the social sector.
NASA motivated employees by making a connection between their everyday work and the agency’s loftiest goal.
Finding viable solutions to social problems requires that we reconfigure the relationships between those who hold power over communities and those who are impacted by how that power is used.
The former chief innovation officer at USAID outlines a way for social sector organizations and funders to build innovation into their DNA.
By focusing on four critical aspects of land rights, businesses can not only manage risks, but also do a great deal of global good while strengthening their bottom lines.
Only 19 percent of nonprofit executive team members strongly agree that their teams focus on the right work. To improve the performance of these vital groups, leaders should ask five critical questions.
Being a courageous and ethical leader in philanthropy means learning to listen, and sharing our power by encouraging, empowering, and enabling others.
At SSIR‘s 2018 Nonprofit Management Institute, civil society leaders shared insight and inspiration for increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion during an era when divisiveness runs through much of the public discourse.
As technology morphs businesses, markets, and economies, we must reimagine how we educate future managers—the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals provide a North Star.