Organizational success starts with one simple word: Why?
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Organizational success starts with one simple word: Why?

In 2009, Simon Sinek presented a piece in the TED Talks series entitled “How great leaders inspire action.” During his presentation, Sinek questions why some organizations and individuals are more successful or innovative than others, despite having access to similar resources, whether human, material and financial. In some cases, as he points out, organizations with … Continue reading

Applicability of business models to not-for-profit organizations
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Applicability of business models to not-for-profit organizations

Universalia has been working on a research paper meant to understand whether or not the “business model” concept is applicable to not-for-profit organizations, and more particularly to research institutions in developing countries. Can we apply private sector knowledge and terminology to not-for-profit organizations? If so, how can this knowledge be used to ensure that these organizations remain … Continue reading