Private Sector Strategies for Social Sector Success: The Guide to Strategy and Planning for Public and Nonprofit Organizations / Edition 1

Private Sector Strategies for Social Sector Success: The Guide to Strategy and Planning for Public and Nonprofit Organizations / Edition 1

by Kevin P. Kearns
     
 

This practical guide offers a realistic approach to strategic management, while borrowing from the most helpful and relevant business ideas, allows the public or nonprofit organization to achieve success without compromising its unique mission or constituency. Executives, managers, and policymakers will find key principles for everyday application, including how to

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Overview

This practical guide offers a realistic approach to strategic management, while borrowing from the most helpful and relevant business ideas, allows the public or nonprofit organization to achieve success without compromising its unique mission or constituency. Executives, managers, and policymakers will find key principles for everyday application, including how to: identify trends that will most affect programs and services; assess the organization's core strengths and competencies; select strategies that advance the mission while building operational success; explore opportunities for collaborations with other organizations; and encourage a culture of strategic thought and action.

Throughout this innovative guide, there are numerous illustrations and examples of how to apply the most appropriate technique to a particular need or goal. At last, public and nonprofit organizations have a real-world guide to finding lasting success.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787941895
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/30/2000
Series:
NonProfit and Public Management Series
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
462,623
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

PREPARING FOR STRATEGIC PLANNING.

1. Embracing New Challenges and Opportunities: Strategic Management in Government and Nonprofit Organizations.

2. Understanding Three Models of Strategy Formulation.

3. Using Environmental Scanning to Track TrAnds and Prospects.

4. Analyzing Your Organization's Portfolio.

CHOOSING THE RIGHT STRATEGY.

5. Growth Strategies.

6. Retrenchment Strategies.

7. Stability Strategies.

8. Collaborative Strategies.

STRATEGY IN PRACTICE.

9. Implementing Strategic Decisions.

Conclusion: Balancing Politics and Strategy.

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