Business and Social Mission Tensions in Nonprofits

Blog 1 - Business and social mission

Over the past year, I did a research on business and social mission tension in nonprofit organizations. The work stems from my background, experiences, and interest in nonprofit and public service. I had the joy and privilege of interviewing eight nonprofit executive leaders in the US, and gained much insights and learning from them.

In four LinkedIn posts, I shared my research.

Part 1 – What business and social mission tensions in nonprofits look like

Part 2 – How does being nonprofit contribute to such tensions

Part 3 – What nonprofit executives do to manage those tensions

Part 4 – My thoughts and takeaways on the research

I’m sharing these as links, rather than the full articles themselves.

If you are interested in learning more about the research, or the details, please contact me at


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