Social Entrepreneurship as Fetish

We are apt to praise the entrepreneurial spirit, but entrepreneurship is not automatically tied to success—a fact that has not stopped proponents from prescribing it as a cure-all for our sector’s woes, and which may have blinded some to the very real challenges that await those eager to put the concept into practice. Until the value of social entrepreneurship has been empirically assessed and established, it would be wise to proceed with care.

Welcome | Summer 2011

Welcome to the summer 2011 edition of NPQ! This issue covers topics having to do with the nonprofit sector’s workforce—and our workforce is different from the other sectors in a number of ways. . . .