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March 02, 2007

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Hmm... I still hold to the notion that nonprofit line workers are knowledge workers but I'm not sure if the professional or academic training they received mesh well with technology. At least at my org, they're slowly improving but they've hit a glass ceiling as it were. Formal training may not necessarily improve upon it.

I often think that much of social services nonprofit management relies too much on managers whose academic credentials come from the MSW world. It's the wrong mindset for Web 2.0.

Hmm... I still hold to the notion that nonprofit line workers are knowledge workers but I'm not sure if the professional or academic training they received mesh well with technology. At least at my org, they're slowly improving but they've hit a glass ceiling as it were. Formal training may not necessarily improve upon it.

I often think that much of social services nonprofit management relies too much on managers whose academic credentials come from the MSW world. It's the wrong mindset for Web 2.0.

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