Research Report Assessing Generativity
The Capacity to Innovate While Adapting
Shena Ashley
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This workbook provides an overview of generativity and how it could be implemented by nonprofit human service providers to better confront the complex challenges and opportunities that are pressing the field. Through our research, we sought to identify a framework for assessing organization’s capacity to innovate while identifying characteristics of generative organizations. 


Research Areas Nonprofits and philanthropy
Policy Centers Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy
Research Methods Performance measurement and management