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Nonprofit Consulting Essentials What Nonprofits and Consultants Need to Know

ISBN-10: 0470442409

ISBN-13: 9780470442401

Edition: 2010

Authors: Penelope Cagney, Alliance for Nonprofit Management Staff, Robert F. Ashcraft

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Description:

This groundbreaking resource provides nonprofit leaders with insight into choosing and using consultants and allows them to make better use of their resources. Targeting both nonprofit consultants and the end user of the consulting services, it also increases the effectiveness of those consultants serving the nonprofit sector by raising awareness of some of the more subtle dynamics underlying successful consulting. Cagney outlines a number of concrete consulting strategies that serve as tools for managers seeking to resolve complex organizational development issues.
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Book details

List price: $55.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 10/15/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 272
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.518

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Alliance for Nonprofi t Management
What Nonprofi ts Need from Consultants
The Infl uence of For-Profi t Thinking in the Nonprofi t Sector
Reasons for Dominance of For-Profit Thinking
In Defense of Nonprofi t Organizational Strengths
How Nonprofits Are Different
Ten Important Distinctions Between Nonprofi ts and For-Profits
The Importance of Process in Nonprofi t Consulting
The Value of Process
Using Process Consulting
The Importance of Process in Complex Organizational Change: Tales of Two Mergers
The Stages of the Consulting Process
Stage One: Engagement
Stage Two: Getting Down to Business
Stage Three: Implementation
Fundraising and Marketing
Fundraising
Marketing
Emerging Issues and Trends Affecting Fundraising and Marketing
Governance Consulting
Models of Board Leadership
Areas Where Consultants Can Help Boards Improve Performance
Emerging Issues and Trends Affecting Governance
Management and Organizational Development Consulting
Traditional Management Consulting
Organizational Development Consulting
Models of Management Consulting to Nonprofits: Nonprofi t Consulting in For-Profit Firms
Management Consulting Needs of Nonprofits
International Consulting
What Is Fueling the Growth of International Nonprofits?
The International Consulting Landscape
The Special Consulting Challenges of International Nonprofits and INGOs
Special Qualities and Skills of International Consultants
What Works: Building a Strong Relationship Between Consultant and Nonprofit
Making a Match That Works
Maintaining a Relationship That Works
What's Next: A Look at the Future of Nonprofi ts and Consulting
Trends Affecting Nonprofit Consulting
How the Consulting World Is Changing
Educating the Nonprofi t Consultants of the Future
Development of Nonprofi t Consulting in the United States
Advice for Consulting Firms
Ethics, Standards, and Consultant Certifi cation
Finding Consultants
Further Reading
The Author
Notes
Index