Before diving into measurement, organizations must establish awareness of and readiness for impact in every aspect of their operations.
When Betty McCay finished a 27-year prison sentence and approached the Center for Employment Opportunities for help with finding a job, the last thing she expected was to be asked for her feedback on running the program. Part of a series produced for SSIR with the support of the Hewlett Foundation.
Too many organizations ignore or avoid addressing internal conflict. A healthy perspective on disagreement can increase resilience and spur needed innovation.
Going beyond traditional monitoring and evaluation to focus on feedback can lead to new innovations in the social sector.
Employees are willing to make sacrifices to participate in social-impact projects, partly because they see them as opportunities for career advancement.
Strategies for successfully filling the skills gap for companies, and helping millions of unemployed youth and others find jobs.
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.
Kate Lauzon found sobriety and a role as an activist through her Massachusetts city's weekly resident feedback sessions, a gathering of civic groups known as “Working Cities Wednesdays” organized by Habitat for Humanity. Part of a series produced for SSIR with the support of the Hewlett Foundation.
Global aid agencies must shift from just agreeing to “go local” to preparing development experts for the task.
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.