Breakthrough Management for Not-for-Profit Organizations: Beyond Survival in the 21st Century

Breakthrough Management for Not-for-Profit Organizations: Beyond Survival in the 21st Century

by Howard H. Brown, Donald Ruhl
     
 

ISBN-10: 1567206395

ISBN-13: 9781567206395

Pub. Date: 10/30/2003

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

This comprehensive guide to managing in the not-for-profit sector is a twofold resource. The first part is a user-friendly textbook examining what is involved in producing mission-driven goods and services, how to manage the relationships of nonprofits with the private and public sectors, and how to operate in both external and internal environments. The second

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This comprehensive guide to managing in the not-for-profit sector is a twofold resource. The first part is a user-friendly textbook examining what is involved in producing mission-driven goods and services, how to manage the relationships of nonprofits with the private and public sectors, and how to operate in both external and internal environments. The second part is a practitioner's ready-reference handbook, complete with survival tips and action items.

Mission-driven, not-for-profit organizations pose unique challenges to leaders and managers. These challenges differ tremendously from the profit-driven requirements of the corporate world, and are even greater when budgets are tighter. This comprehensive guide to managing in the nonprofit sector is a twofold resource. The first part is a user-friendly textbook examining what is involved in producing mission-driven goods and services, how to manage the relationships of nonprofits with the private and public sectors, and how to operate in both external and internal environments. Six case studies and end-of-chapter reviews facilitate learning in this expanding field. The second part is a practitioner's ready-reference handbook, complete with survival tips and action items.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781567206395
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/30/2003
Pages:
282
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

Guiding the NFP Organization into Effective Operations

Being a Visionary: Seeing the Big Picture and Acting on It

Interacting with the Environment

Managing the Organization

Producing the Services and Goods

Supporting the Organization's Efforts

Leading the Organization's Efforts

Beyond Survival: Steps Towards an Effective NFP Organization

An Annotated Index for Practitioners

Bibliography

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