The only nonprofit management book you must have-in an excitingnew edition
As a nonprofit manager, you have to be more effective and moreefficient than ever to win funding and support to ensure yourorganization pursues its mission, meets community needs, andmaintains its budget, while juggling the demands of funders,clientele, boards, staff, and community. This Third Edition ofMission-Based Management provides comprehensive, hands-onguidance that addresses your unique concerns as a nonprofit managerand policy-maker
- Addresses the effects of SOX, organizational transparency, newtechnologies, technology planning, and marketing in today'senvironment
- Is written by a nationally recognized expert who has trainedthousands of nonprofit managers in hundreds of seminars on the bestpractices in nonprofit management
- Includes in each chapter a recap and a list of questions forgroup discussion
More than ever before, as a nonprofit manager, you want and needpractical guidance on how to do your job and run your organizationmore effectively and efficiently. And more than ever before,Mission-Based Management, Third Edition provides thedefinitive answer.
|Series:||Wiley Nonprofit Law, Finance and Management Series , #231|
|Edition description:||Third Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)|
|Lexile:||1140L (what's this?)|
About the Author
Peter C. Brinckerhoff is an internationally renowned trainer, author, and consultant to nonprofit organizations. He brings years of experience in the field to his work, as he is a former board member of local, state, and national not-for-profits, and has worked on the staff and as executive director of two regional not-for-profits. Since founding his consulting firm, Corporate Alternatives, in 1982, Mr. Brinckerhoff has helped thousands of organizations become more mission-capable. He is the award-winning author of Mission-Based Management, Third Edition; Social Entrepreneurship; Mission-Based Marketing, Second Edition; and Faith-Based Management, all published by Wiley.
Table of Contents
Preface to the Third Edition.
About the Author.
Chapter 1 Introduction.
A look at three core philosophies, who the book is written for,how the book is designed, and how to get the most from readingit.
Chapter 2 Where We Were, Where We Are, Where We'reGoing.
A brief history of the nonprofit world, an examination of therelationship between nonprofits and their funders, and an updatedprediction of the nonprofit world for the next ten years.
Chapter 3 What Works: The Characteristics of a SuccessfulNonprofit.
An updated list of the ten things that a nonprofit needs tocontinue to do its mission well in the twenty-first century.
Chapter 4 The Mission Is the Reason.
How to get the most benefit from the reason that nonprofitsexist. For many, the mission is an underutilized resource. Adiscussion on updating and then using a motivational missionstatement.
Chapter 5 Being Ethical, Accountable and Transparent.
Effective nonprofits are highly ethical, accountable to theircommunities and transparent both inside and outside theorganization. The best ways to do this on the highest moral planepossible is covered.
Chapter 6 A Businesslike Board of Directors.
What an effective board is, and what the board's and the staff'srespective roles are. Reducing board liability and recruiting andretaining a board will be covered as well.
Chapter 7 Leading Your People.
A new approach to nonprofit leadership that succeeds in today'shigh-speed, information-driven environment, also including bettercommunications, evaluations, and rewards.
Chapter 8 Embracing Technology for Mission.
How to use technology to better serve, manage, inform, market,empower, and compete in today's all-tech, all-the-timeenvironment.
Chapter 9 Creating a Social Entrepreneur.
How to develop a culture that takes reasonable risks on behalfof the people it serves. The criteria of a social entrepreneur. Howto focus on your core competencies and remain flexible.
Chapter 10 Developing a Bias for Marketing.
The best way to bring your entire team into the marketingprocess, to discover who your markets really are and how to meettheir needs and wants. The characteristics of a market-driven andmission-based organization. Why asking is so important.
Chapter 11 Financial Empowerment.
The eight key characteristics of a financially empowerednonprofit, better internal reporting, and how a nonprofit can keepwhat it earns.
Chapter 12 A Vision for the Future.
How to plan where you are going, and how to get the most fromthe planning process as well as from the plan itself. Sample planoutlines.
Chapter 13 The Controls That Set You Free.
The way to get the most from nine different kinds of policies,including a tested method for their development andenforcement.
Chapter 14 A National Agenda: Empowering OurNonprofits.
A new way of looking at nonprofits for everyone to consider:funders, donors, volunteers staff, board, the public and the press.What we all need to do together to improve, free, embolden, andempower the not-for-profits that are so essential to ourcommunity.
Chapter 15 Final Words.