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Overview

Nonprofit organizations form a substantial part of the economy in all countries. Management of nonprofit organizations is characterized by a number of distinctive aspects in relation to human resources, communications, and strategic planning and the inappropriateness of using profitability as the indicator of success. In recent years there has been emphasis upon developing a consistent mission and set of values. This book focuses upon the challenges facing nonprofit organizations, particularly with regard to collaboration, trust and innovation.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781403986351
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 8/22/2006
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 6.36 (w) x 9.56 (h) x 0.68 (d)

Meet the Author

ALFRED VERNIS is Associate Professor of Business Policy and Lecturer on Public Management at ESADE, Barcelona, Spain, and is a member of the Social Council at the Spanish multinational, INDITEX. His areas of expertise are public private collaborations and strategic management.

MARIA IGLESIAS has worked for several non-profit organizations and has been a researcher of the first White Paper on the non-profit sector in Catalonia, Spain. She has also worked as a consultant to nonprofit organizations assessing in areas such as human resources, strategic and project management.

BEATRIZ SANZ has worked for several international organizations and international NGOs. Her areas of expertise include the training of not-for-profit organizations and the design, appraisal, monitoring, management and evaluation of international co-operation, good governance, decentralized co-operation and capacity building programmes.

ANGEL SAZ-CARRANZA has worked with several nonprofit and governmental institutions in Europe, Africa, Latin America and Asia in Humanitarian Aid and International Development. He has also worked as a management consultant to public and nonprofit organizations in the social field.

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Table of Contents

Introduction
• PART ONE: COLLABORATION
• Collaborations Between Businesses and Nonprofits: Approaching Corporate Citizenship
• Collaborations Between Public Administrations and Nonprofits: Towards a Relational Society
• Collaborations Among Nonprofits: An Immediate Challenge
• PART TWO: COMPETENCES REQUIRED FOR THIRD SECTOR CAPACITY BUILDING
• Accountability Elements in Nonprofits
• Nonprofits' Governance Bodies and Governability
• The Human Team
• Final Considerations

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