Are We “Walmartizing” the Social Sector? by Michael Lombardo Fall 2014: Volume 21 Issue 3

Are We “Walmartizing” the Social Sector? by Michael Lombardo (Fall 2014)
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There are many reasons to scale, but organizations should think carefully about what is motivating them to do so, as there are even more reasons not to. For, as the author contends, “If done well, a scaling approach can exponentially increase an organization’s impact”; but if done poorly, it can be “a disruptive diversion of precious resources that commodifies rather than serves communities of need.”