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.
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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.
The journey toward greater diversity, equity, and inclusion has no fixed endpoint, but here are a few places to start.
Reframing the questions we ask about values-driven leadership underlies a not-so-modest proposal to inspire and enable real change in management education and management practice.
Most models for developing networks for collaboration emphasize discovering or clarifying purpose as the first step. But purpose doesn’t always have to manifest in the form of a single vision or strategic plan shared among all participants.
American civil society has a history of and reputation for political independence—and alongside it, accountability, transparency, and governance. But these unique qualities are at risk.
Personal experience is central to the education and development of managers.
Business’s capacity to transform society is only as great as the schools that train its future leaders. This demands that business schools reform their vision to promote values of business serving society in order for students to see business as a true calling rather than simply a career. Here is a blueprint for management education in the 21st century.
We must take proactive and preventive steps to restore trust across government, business, and civic institutions, or societies around the world may be at greater risk of chaos and conflict.
A transnational program focused on equality shows that engaging with conflict and difference is vital to the growth and effectiveness of social movements and broader change.
How funders can support bold, emerging leaders and their cutting-edge ideas.
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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.