Did Nancy Brinker’s leadership performance merit increased income? And what’s her role in Susan G. Komen for the Cure, anyway? Wasn’t she supposed to be stepping down?
Are nonprofits and resource dependency inextricably linked? In this classic NPQ journal article, the insightful and grounded Jon Pratt says “not necessarily!” and then he walks us through six ways to limit or eliminate the degree to which you must do a master’s bidding.
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Few things are more loathed by the public than taxes, and our cultural models encourage us to view government as something to be resisted and our tax system as a ...
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The writings of observers like Dan Pallotta suggest that nonprofits shy away from investing in advertising because of pressures to limit their overhead. Ohio State University accounting professor Brian Mittendorf looks at the numbers and finds that nonprofits don’t seem to underinvest in advertising, overhead concerns or not.
Sometimes power is wielded in the most penny ante (but destructive) ways in nonprofitland. When does the wielding of positional power become an abuse and what should you do about it? The Nonprofit Ethicist is here to answer even the most mundane and sordid of questions.
How many professional ethicists respond to questions that cite Sun Tzu and The Art of War with answers drawn from Hans Christian Andersen’s The Emperor’s New Clothes? NPQ’s Nonprofit Ethicist finds answers to ethical conundrums concerning ugly confrontations among staff and board members, dysfunctional executive directors, and organizations chasing money in logic, philosophy, and literature. Remember to weigh in with more.
The story of two healthcare providers and their quest for unification has a lesson to teach about the sway that public relations can have over financial dealings.
NPQ spotlights a small tortilla business that’s working both with nonprofits and retailers to establish themselves.
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