What if all social impact organizations held their leaders and staff accountable not only for what they accomplish, but also for how they accomplish it?
Business leaders play vital roles in the nonprofit sector – as board members, donors, partners, and even executives. Yet all too often they underestimate the unique challenges of managing nonprofit organizations.
Conventional wisdom says that scaling social innovation starts with strengthening internal management capabilities. This study of 12 high-impact nonprofits, however, shows that real social change happens when organizations go outside their own walls and find creative ways to enlist the help of others.
What does it mean to be a system leader? What does it take to catalyze collective leadership? In this SSIR Academy! video resource, Peter Senge, author of The Fifth Discipline and Senior Lecturer, Sloan School of Management MIT, and Founding Chair, Society of Organizational Learning, will explore the qualities needed to catalyze collective leadership to address social and environmental problems.Access this webinar