Building Nonprofit Capacity A Guide to Managing Change Through Organizational Lifecycles

ISBN-10: 0470907770

ISBN-13: 9780470907771

Edition: 2012

Authors: Anne Sherman, John Brothers

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This important resource shows nonprofit leaders how to effectively shepherd a change process within their organization. Based on research from TCCs organizational effectiveness studies and results from the core capacity assessment tool (CCAT, used with over 1000 organizations), the book provides an assessments lifecycle score that reflects the organizations current stage of development. Filled with case studies, the book provides an outline of the trajectory of organizations along the lifecycle and best practices of how to move successfully through the lifecycle, including the use of templates and resources to assist their movement.
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Book details

List price: $42.50
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 11/18/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.968
Language: English

Setting the Stage: Change as a Defining Force in the Nonprofit Sector
Lifecycle: A Framework for Initiating, Anticipating, Managing, and Understanding Change
Our Perspective
What's in This Book?
Back to Basics: "What Is Core"
Defining the "Core" in Core Program
The Established Organization in Core Program: Characteristics and Telltale Signs
To Put a Stake in the Ground, You Need a Good Mission
An Organizational Vision as Your Guide to Success
Values Matter
Be Sure Your Strategy Is … Strategic
Founder's Syndrome … Not Just for Founders Anymore
Taking It to the Next Level: The Importance of Trust
Planning for Organizational Growth
The Role of the Board
Organizational Culture
Maturity/Impact Expansion (MIE)
Importance of Resource Development in the MIE Phase
Making the Case
Building Board Accountability in the MIE Phase
Organizational Assessment: The CSE Tool
Impact Expansion and the Question of Scale
Overview of Decline and the Lifecycle
High-Arc and Low-Arc: How Organizations in the Decline Phase Are Affected
The Arc During Crisis
Turnaround and Closing
Historical Look at Lifecycle Thought: Closing
The Downward Apex Point
Organizational Turnaround
Closing an Organization
The Mind-Set of Closing Organizations
Reflections on This Book
Where Do We Go from Here?
The Authors
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