Forces for Good The Six Practices of High-Impact Nonprofits

ISBN-10: 1118118804
ISBN-13: 9781118118801
Edition: 2nd 2012 (Revised)
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Book details

Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 5/18/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 464
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

The revised and updated edition features 20-30% new content including:1. An updated Introduction which explains the new context in which nonprofits are operating and consequences for nonprofits.2. A new chapter on applying the Six Practices to small, local nonprofits, including some examples of these organizations..3. "Where are they now?" update on the 12 organizations featured in the first edition. How they have fared, what they've learned and where they are now in their growth trajectory.4. Inclusion of a diagnostic tool to help nonprofits diagnose how well they are applying the Six Practices, and highlight opportunities for improvement.

J. GREGORY DEES is the Miriam and Peter Haas Centennial Professor in Public Service at Stanford University and codirector of the Center for Social Innovation at Stanford's Graduate School of Business. He also serves as an entrepreneur-in-residence at the Kauffman Foundation's Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership. JED EMERSON is president of the Roberts Enterprise Development Fund and the Bloomberg Senior Research Fellow at Harvard Business School. PETER ECONOMY is the bestselling business author of Managing for Dummies, Consulting for Dummies, and At the Helm: Business Lessons for Navigating Rough Waters.

Foreword to the Revised and Updated Edition
Introduction
Introduction to the Revised and Updated Edition
Introduction to the First Edition
Achieving Impact
Forces for Good
Advocate and Serve
Make Markets Work
Inspire Evangelists
Nurture Nonprofit Networks
Master the Art of Adaptation
Share Leadership
Sustaining Impact
Putting It into Practice
New Lessons for New Times
Thriving in Tumultuous Times
Deepening the Six Practices
Forces for Local Good
Forces for Good Diagnostic Tool
Appendixes and Resources
Research Methodology for the First Edition
Field Experts
Case Study Research Guidelines and Questions
Original Research Interview List
Updated Organization Profiles
Research Methodology and Sources for New Material
Preface to the First Edition
Endnotes
Additional Resources
Acknowledgments
The Authors
Index

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