Managing for Change: Leadership, Strategy and Management in Asian NGOs

Managing for Change: Leadership, Strategy and Management in Asian NGOs

by Ian Smillie, John Hailey
     
 

An increasing proportion of the world's poor is dependent on NGOs for the support the state cannot or will not provide, but little has been written to analyze or guide best management practice, which is so critical to their success. Managing for Change addresses the key operational issues facing NGO managers, drawing lessons from the reality of southern NGOs. It

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An increasing proportion of the world's poor is dependent on NGOs for the support the state cannot or will not provide, but little has been written to analyze or guide best management practice, which is so critical to their success. Managing for Change addresses the key operational issues facing NGO managers, drawing lessons from the reality of southern NGOs. It explores areas such as the formation of strategy, effective NGO leadership, the handling of donor relations, staff motivation and development, and the management styles most appropriate to crises and change.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781853837210
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/28/2001
Edition description:
1
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

List of Tables
• Foreword
• Preface
• Acronyms and Abbreviations
• Introduction
• A Dangerous Sea: Managing the External Environment
• Symbols and Systems: Elements of Organizational Culture
• Learning for Change
• Strategy: Fads and Francies
• the Accidental NGO: Governance, Structures and Participation
• Leadership and the Thoroughly Modern Manager
• Conclusions
• Notes
• Bibliography
• Index

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