Managing to Change the World: The Nonprofit Manager's Guide to Getting Results

Managing to Change the World: The Nonprofit Manager's Guide to Getting Results

by Alison Green, Jerry Hauser, Anita Candy, Michael Collins
     
 

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For leaders at nonprofit organizations, good intentions aren't enough.

To be effective, managers need to know how to get results. In this "management 101" manual, Alison Green and Jerry Hauser offer step-by-step guidance on everything it takes to make that happen, including how to:

  • Effectively manage specific tasks and broader

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Overview

For leaders at nonprofit organizations, good intentions aren't enough.

To be effective, managers need to know how to get results. In this "management 101" manual, Alison Green and Jerry Hauser offer step-by-step guidance on everything it takes to make that happen, including how to:

  • Effectively manage specific tasks and broader responsibilities
  • Set clear goals and hold people accountable to them
  • Establish a results-oriented culture
  • Hire, develop, and retain a staff of superstars
  • Address performance problems and dismiss staffers who fall short
  • Use your own time wisely
  • Exercise authority without being a tyrant or a wimp
  • Maximize your relationship with your own boss

Whether you're a new manager or an experienced one, Managing to Change the World will give you the tools you need to get results.

"I have found it to be incredibly useful. It is truly a remarkable achievement."
Richard Buery, Jr., president and chief executive officer, The Children's Aid Society

"Managing to Change the World gives remarkably helpful and practical advice about important management strategies and skills in the nonprofit world. This book is a treasure, with sound guidance on how to achieve organizational excellence."
Heather Booth, founder and president, Midwest Academy

"This book captures the nuts-and-bolts of management in a comprehensive, insightful, and practical manner. What a great resource for both nonprofit and for-profit managers."
Les Silverman, director emeritus, McKinsey & Company

"What a great book! I bought it for my entire management team because I wanted them to also benefit from its wisdom."
Gene Karpinski, president, League of Conservation Voters

"This management bible sits on my desk and I've given it to more than a few other social entrepreneurs along the way—an invaluable resource!"
Abby Falik, founder and CEO, Global Citizen Year

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118205921
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/06/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
558,869
File size:
2 MB

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