The huge growth in social media websites such as Facebook, MySpace, Friendster, and LinkedIn has been nothing short of a phenomenon. The profiles on these sites often include demographic information, but even more valuable—participants’ interests and passions.
If conversation is a core business competency, then good conversation is important in any organization.
Many senior executives at for-profit companies regard lengthy policies and governance manuals as much a part of the job as meetings. But when it comes to nonprofit boards of directors, on which many executives sit, the structure is often much less formal and might not be written at all.
Where is the money going? In their book “Entrepreneurship in the Social Sector,” Jane Wei-Skillern, James. E. Austin, Herman Leonard and Howard Stevenson of the Harvard Business School have identified trends about where philanthropic dollars are going.
Communication, branding and logo are all important to a nonprofit organization, but underlying all of those must be a clear and consistent sense of identity.
The consequences of employee fraud at a nonprofit are so many and so potentially devastating that organizations must be prepared to act quickly and decisively when employee fraud is suspected.
Although every department of an organization should be working toward one mission, day-to-day responsibilities and concerns can cause conflict.
With the national election cycle in full gear, it’s time to think about the implications of getting involved in the process.
You spend years getting used to something and then it’s snatched away.
What is the future of nonprofit advocacy? Whether described as lobbying or anything else, nonprofit advocacy will continue to have huge importance, even while nonprofit leaders must be attuned to political and regulatory currents.