Linda Wood, Senior Director of the Haas Leadership Initiative at the Evelyn and Walter Haas,…
The story that I share today is about how one organization followed their curiosity and learned not only from the evaluation data but from the process itself.
There has been a great deal of conversation, debate (and informational video) around logic models…
Peter Frumkin, a Professor of Social Policy and Faculty Director of the Center for Social Impact Strategy, both at the University of Pennsylvania, discusses the importance of measuring multiple dimensions of organizational performance.
The arts aren’t under the microscope of evidence-based funding today, but this shift in the thinking around us is already starting to inform the thinking of the program officers and donors upon which we rely.
Dr. Warren Boeker of the University of Washington talks about the importance of clarity of the board’s role and useful performance metrics in nonprofit organizations.
A fresh look at empirically driven outcome measures; from the “moneyball” guys. What do you think of the lessons they take away from the example?
A global discussion to define and track the things that make a society capable of social innovation.
This working paper argues that while performance measurement is a helpful management tool, it is not always appropriate to focus on impacts depending on the scale and scope of an organization’s activities and theory of change.
Barbara Ceiga, Vice President of Public Operations at the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia, discusses the need to get the staff aligned with directional change to successfully effect change.
Tom Scharf, Executive Director of the Swallow Hill Music Association in Denver, shares his three critical steps to leading change in an organization.
A recent study from Johns Hopkins Center for Civil Society Studies on constraints on innovation in the NP sector (incl. arts specifically).
Jon Moscone, Artistic Director of the California Shakespeare Theater, shares how his approach to leading change has become increasingly collaborative over the course of his career.
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