Collaboration Innovative ways organizations can work together to increase their overall reach and efficacy
Five successful change management strategies from an initiative to transform higher education.
A foundation, the government, and academia are working together to nurture social entrepreneurship in Hong Kong.
A range of platforms are using crowdsourcing and open-source technology to challenge Google’s dominance over how we see the world.
The Contributor Development Partnership is revitalizing public broadcasting with a fundraising model that can help other large nonprofits with local affiliates.
Saving the oceans requires the buy-in of coastal communities directly affected by environmental protections.
Top-down development doesn't work. What's needed is a "pull model" created by locals, funders, and government agencies working together as equals.
To make education systems more adaptive, innovative, collaborative, and empathic, we as change leaders must first model these characteristics ourselves.
Social innovation educators are responsible for teaching students how to become collaborative community partners. Here's how.
A collective impact effort in Greater Cincinnati offers a useful framework for evaluating community change.
Large-scale social change requires broad cross-sector coordination, not the isolated intervention of individual organizations.
Social entrepreneurship and social enterprise have become popular rallying points for those trying to improve the world. These two notions are positive ones, but neither is adequate when it comes to understanding and creating social change in all of its manifestations. The authors make the case that social innovation is a better vehicle for doing this. They also explain why most of today's innovative social solutions cut across the traditional boundaries separating nonprofits, government, and for-profit businesses.
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.
In adopting data-driven practices, leaders must design and implement programs in ways that engage community members directly in the work of social change.