Why nonprofits should be more like Enron (during its glory years)

During their heyday, Enron had a policy of firing 25% of their workforce every year. Supervisors completed annual evaluations, employees were ranked, and those staff members at the bottom were asked to leave. The corporate philosophy was that if the poorest performers were replaced by others more capable, over time the organization would be more […]

In tough times, we need fewer nonprofits

Today there are 1,200 more nonprofits in Maryland than there were at the beginning of 2009. You might be thinking, “Great, in this tough economy, I’m glad that all these folks are starting charities to help people.” You may think it is super, but I think quite the opposite. There should be a moratorium on […]