Understanding Nonprofit Organizations Governance, Leadership, and Management

ISBN-10: 0813344689

ISBN-13: 9780813344683

Edition: 2nd

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Understanding Nonprofit Organizationsfeatures insightful classic and recent articles on managing nonprofit organizations in the United States. Selected writings from scholars, consultants, and practicing executives focus on governing, leading, and managing nonprofit organizations and how nonprofits differ from the public and private sectors. Completely revised with twenty new readings, the second edition speaks to the most crucial issues facing today#x19;s leaders and managers of nonprofit organizations. Each part opens with a framing essay that identifies central issues and summarizes the contribution that each reading has made to the field. With topics covering legal frameworks, fundraising, managing volunteers, accountability, and much more, Understanding Nonprofit Organizationsremains the most essential and up-to-date compendium of essays on the nonprofit sector.
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List price: $56.50
Edition: 2nd
Publisher: Westview Press
Publication date: 8/2/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Governance of Nonprofit Organizations
Board of Directors
The High-Impact Governing Model
Guide to Nonprofit Corporate Governance in the Wake of Sarbanes-Oxley American Bar Association, Coordinating Committee on Nonprofit Governance (2005)
The Legal Framework
Organizational, Operational, and Related Tests and Doctrines
Update: The Current State of Nonprofit Director Liability
Effective, Ethical Leadership
Executive Director
Ethics in Nonprofit Management: Creating a Culture of Integrity
Capacity Building
Building Nonprofit Capacity: A Framework for Addressing the Problem
Introduction to Strategic Planning
Fund Development: Generating Revenues
The Fundraising Process
Analyzing the Dynamics of Funding: Reliability and Autonomy
The Giving Circle Landscape
Social Entrepreneurship and Commercialism
Nonprofit Entrepreneurship
The Legitimacy of Social Enterprise
Taking Social Entrepreneurship Seriously
Conceptualizing Nonprofit Commercialism: A Case Study
Managing Under Government Contracts, Through Networks, and in Collaborations
Dilemmas of Management in Nonprofit Organizations
A Manager's Guide to Choosing and Using Collaborative Networks
Collaboration: Mission Driven Partnerships
Budgets, Financial Reports, and Management Control
The Underpinnings of Financial and Fiscal Operations
Types of Nonprofit Income: Financial and Cash Flow Management Considerations
Managing Volunteers
What Is Volunteering?
Volunteers at Work
It Ain't Natural: Toward a New (Natural) Resource Conceptualization for Volunteer Management
Accountability and Evaluation
Multiple Constituencies and the Social Construction of Nonprofit Organization Effectiveness
Balancing Competing Accountability Requirements: Challenges in Performance Improvement of the Nonprofit Human Services Agency
Measuring Outcomes of United Way-Funded Programs: Expectations and Reality
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