A $100-Billion Debate Erupts

Nonprofit groups fear consultants' article will cause problems with lawmakers and donors

An article in this month's Harvard Business Review asserting that charities nationwide could reap more than $100-billion a year by eliminating inefficiencies and making other changes has prompted concerns about its reliability.

The article, "The Nonprofit Sector's $100-Billion Opportunity," was written by Bill Bradley, the former U.S. senator who is now an adviser in McKinsey &