Spring 2016 Article Reprints

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What are the ethical questions involved in donors sitting on a nonprofit board? And when a family foundation experiences a generational shift and its interests change, does it have any responsibility to current grantees? This and more from the incomparable Nonprofit Ethicist. by Woods Bowman
The Nonprofit Ethicist by Woods Bowman [Spring 2016] 230101
Theories of governance are underdeveloped in the nonprofit sector. Here, the author walks us through alternative conceptual frameworks that may produce better results. by Tracey Coule
Governance and Accountability: A Different Choice for Nonprofits by Tracey Coule [Spring 2016] 230102
Dashboards are enormously useful for keeping strategic goals in play. So, how do you create an effective dashboard? Financial-management experts Hilda Polanco and Sarah Walker guide readers through a step-by-step process, using real-life examples from a variety of nonprofit organizations. by Hilda H. Polanco and Sarah Walker
Models and Components of a Great Nonprofit Dashboard by Hilda H. Polanco and Sarah Walker [Spring 2016] 230103
Some argue that leadership is most effectively learned on the job, and this makes our mentors and colleagues critical sources of guidance. Here, the authors provide a format for selfcoaching that can add enormously to leaders’ ability to learn from every situation. by Jean Lobell, Pavitra Menon, and Mohan Sikka
Self-Coaching Strategies for Nonprofit Leaders by Jean Lobell, Pavitra Menon, and Mohan Sikka [Spring 2016] 230104
This article builds on our recent offloading of the overhead obsession, and makes a case for funders helping to ensure financial reserves and liquidity. by Hilda H. Polanco and John Summers
Keeping It in Reserve: Grantmaking for a Rainy Day by Hilda H. Polanco and John Summers [Spring 2016] 230105
Despite the growing importance of managing stakeholder integration and dialogue, there has been scant academic attention paid to the issue. This article delves into the structures that can help organizations internally coordinate issues emerging from stakeholder dialogue. by Paul H. Driessen, Robert A. W. Kok, and Bas Hillebrand
Considerations on Bringing Virtual Stakeholder Dialogue into Organizations: Dispersion of Control and Organizational Identification by Paul H. Driessen, Robert A. W. Kok, and Bas Hillebrand [Spring 2016] 230106
How do you quell the tensions that arise from a miffed funder? Dr. Conflict is back to advise on this and other questions with the simple wisdom from which every nonprofit leader can benefit. by Mark Light, MBA, PhD
Dr. Conflict by Mark Light, MBA, PhD [Spring 2016] 230107
Can we maintain the integrity of the democratic process, when multibillionaire philanthropists like Bill Gates and the Koch brothers are able to shape policy without input from the public in a way ordinary citizens cannot? by Joanne Barkan
Charitable Plutocracy: Bill Gates, Washington State, and the Nuisance of Democracy by Joanne Barkan [Spring 2016] 230108
After studying twenty-six small environmental nonprofits, the authors found many examples of how small organizations respond to the challenges and constraints they encounter with their uses of social media. A remarkable on-the-ground view of social media practice. by Youyang Hou and Cliff Lampe
Social Media Effectiveness for Public Engagement: An Example of Small Nonprofits by Youyang Hou and Cliff Lampe [Spring 2016] 230109
In multisite nonprofit networks, you will always find uneven fundraising performance from one community to another. This article presents an analytical tool, common in the corporate world, to use in considering the reasons behind the success or lack thereof of revenue generation in a particular community. by Mark McKeag and Andrew Flamang
Is Each Site in Your Nonprofit Network Raising as Much Revenue as It Can? by Mark McKeag and Andrew Flamang [Spring 2016] 230110