I have frequently written over the years about the importance of understanding that for-profit practices are not inherently wise and good simply because they are part of the vaunted for-profit sector, and, alternatively, nonprofit practices are not inherently inferior.
Each sector has some of the right answers and/or best practices that could work equally well in the other. We must stop automatically praising one and denigrating the other. It is not, after all, a competition. Each sector contributes to making our communities and our lives better. Read more