Power posing. Underwater sea creatures. Reinventing the education system. Most of us have watched a TED Talk – but how did it grow into a global phenomenon, and is it really just one big bubble?
Wikipedia is operated by the Wikimedia Foundation, a 501c-3 (non-profit) and is aimed at providing free, objective educational content to the public.
Water for Life Haiti uses its mission-driven business model to dig wells in Haiti, providing access to clean water and a sense of ownership within rural communities.
“Imagine a world in which every single person on the planet is given free access to the sum of all human knowledge.”
~ Jimmy Wales (Founder of Wikimedia Foundation)
TFA promises better education to students and a rewarding teaching career to new recruits, but is out of touch with the day-to-day realities of the underperforming K-12 classroom
Wounded Warrior Project – charitable organization or successful marketing firm?
HBS creates value by educating leaders to “make in difference in the world.” However, for a business model that theoretically creates wide-ranging impact across the globe, its operating model is remarkably fixated on relatively short-term transactions.
What are some of the challenges faced by a leading global NGO to further its impact on 50+ million children across the globe?
People generally don’t think of art museums as a source of innovations but the slow, patient and thoughtful changes that The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) made in recent years have served its business missions well.
Yeah, it's meta.