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M&A in the Social Sector

Posted March 23, 2009 9:00 PM by Ted Jackson

It has been an interesting seven months since I have written about the potential for Mergers and Acquisitions in the nonprofit sector. The question in my mind has always been about how you would conduct mergers with nonprofits. What would be the incentive? Where would the money come from? The payout might be more efficient delivery of services, but the people that get the services typically are not paying, so they cannot force consolidation in the industry. The New York Times might have answered my longstanding question today.

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Does It Pay To Be Good?

Posted March 23, 2009 12:57 PM by Dylan Miyake

The Winter 2009 issue of Sloan Management Review had an article entitled Does It Pay To Be Good? For those of us in the social and public sector, the answer is "usually not enough." While this article focuses on the corporate sector, and how for-profit organizations are using corporate responsibility as a marketing scheme, it has a few important lessons for us in the social sector as well.

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Mission Driven Performance Management Summit Photos

Posted March 12, 2009 9:34 AM by Dylan Miyake

Photos from the Mission Driven Perfomance Management Summit are now available here. We look forward to seeing you at next year's event!

Mission Driven Performance Management Summit

Posted March 7, 2009 8:41 AM by Dylan Miyake

I'm very happy to report that the first-ever Mission Driven Performance Management Summit in Washington, DC, was a smashing success! We had over 80 people in attendance and had incredible discussions about how the Balanced Scorecard can be used to drive lasting strategic change.

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