Nonprofit Organizations Principles and Practices

ISBN-10: 0231139756
ISBN-13: 9780231139755
Edition: 2008
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List price: $37.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 7/3/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 376
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

The number of nonprofits in the U.S. has exploded over the past two decades, and while many books touch on aspects of these organizations, few directly address the principles and practices incoming workers need to know to become leaders in the field. This volume begins with a history of nonprofits, as well as a discussion of the theories and ethical issues surrounding them, and then provides guidance on how to create, lead, and manage an effective organization. Subsequent chapters cover key issues in human resources; organizational growth and renewal; strategic planning; community relations; fundraising; program evaluation; accountability, particularly financial; and the future of nonprofits. Competition and scarcity of funding has forced nonprofits to produce even more capable managers. This textbook is the best resource for schools of social work, public administration, business, law, public health, and adult education, and it is a vital tool for instructors in resource centers serving nonprofits., reviewing a previous edition or volume

Thomas P. Holland is professor and founding director of the Institute for Nonprofit Organizations at the University of Georgia and managed its graduate degree program from 1998 to 2007. He previously served as director of the UGA School of Social Work's Center for Social Services Research and Development and its doctoral program.Roger A. Ritvo is University Distinguished Research Professor of Management at Auburn University Montgomery. His two most recent books are (with Thomas P. Holland and Joel Ohlsen) Ethical Governance in Health Careand (with Diane Plotkin) Sisters in Sorrow: Voices of Care in the Holocaust.

List of Figures
List of Tables
Preface
Acknowledgments
Nonprofit Organizations Today
History and Theories of Nonprofit Organizations
Ethical Issues in Nonprofit Organizations
Creating Effective Nonprofit Organizations
Understanding Nonprofit Organizations
Leading and Managing Nonprofit Organizations
Key Issues in Human Resources
Governing Effectively
Organizational Growth and Renewal
Strategic Planning
Community Relations
Principles and Practices of Effective Fund-Raising
Program Evaluation
Accountability
Financial Accountability
Nonprofit Organizations Tomorrow
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The Oakwood Community Center's Bylaws
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Notes
Index

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