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As experts in our field, we publish various articles and whitepapers on building effective workplace cultures and leadership structures. Click on the links below to have a look through our library of past publications. If you would like more information on these topics, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us.

Reasonable Leaps of Faith: Learning about Demonstrating Impact from the Nonprofit Sector

Forward thinking organizations want to be able to demonstrate their impact across multiple dimensions, including job fulfillment, employee engagement, improved trust and collaboration. Doing so with quantifiable metrics can be challenging for organization development (OD) practitioners because we work in...

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What’s Next for Nonprofits? An Interview with Nancie Zane and Linshuang Lu of Praxis Consulting Group

Praxis consultants Nancie Zane and Linshuang Lu were interviewed recently for the Center for Creative Leadership's Leading Effectively e-newsletter on their research with CCL and American Express on nonprofit leadership, with particular emphasis on emerging leaders and intergenerational trends. Originally...

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Money Matters Webinar Series

Money Matters Webinar Series These three webinars, created for the APIAHF learning community, cover three areas of financial management for nonprofits: basic financial literacy, effective financial governance for board members and financial management for program staff. The full webinar series...

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Transition Matters: Engaging the Board and Executives in the Phases of Succession Planning (PPT)

This presentation was originally offered at a workshop for Nonprofit leaders sponsored by the Philadelphia Foundation on November 14, 2014.

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Emerging Leadership in Nonprofit Organizations: Myths, Meanings and Motivations

American Express and the Center for Creative Leadership embarked on research effort to improve the field of nonprofit leadership by focusing on emerging leaders. Praxis Consulting Group contributed to the research and the writing of this report. The report emphasized that...

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Intergenerational and Emerging Leadership Trends in the Nonprofit Sector

Focus Group Research Initial Observations and Analysis Praxis conducted a series of appreciative-inquiry focus groups in the Philadelphia area on intergenerational and emerging leadership trends in the nonprofit sector, as part of larger research project with the Center for Creative...

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