Managing to Change the World The Nonprofit Manager's Guide to Getting Results

ISBN-10: 1118137612

ISBN-13: 9781118137611

Edition: 2nd 2012

Authors: Alison Green, Jerry Hauser

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Why getting results should be every nonprofit manager′s first priorityA nonprofit manager′s fundamental job is to get results, sustained over time, rather than boost morale or promote staff development. This is a shift from the tenor of many management books, particularly in the nonprofit world. Managing to Change the World is designed to teach new and experienced nonprofit managers the fundamental skills of effective management, including: Managing specific tasks and broader responsibilities; Setting clear goals and holding people accountable to them; creating a results–oriented culture; hiring, developing, and retaining a staff of superstars.Offers nonprofit managers a clear guide to the most effective management skills: addressing performance problems and dismissing staffers who fall shortShows how to address performance problems, dismiss staffers who fall short, and the right way to exercising authorityGive guidance for managing time wisely and offers suggestions for staying in sync with your boss and managing upThis important resource contains 41 resources and downloadable tools that can be implemented immediately.
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Book details

Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 4/10/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

List of Tools
The Job of a Manager
Managing the Work
Managing Specific Tasks: Basic Delegation
Managing Broad Responsibilities: Roles and Goals
Managing the "In-Between": Building a Culture of Excellence
Managing the Day-To-Day Work of Your Team: Structures to Bring it All Together
Managing the People
Hiring Superstars
Developing People
Retaining Your Best
Addressing Performance Problems and Letting People Go
Managing Yourself
Exercising Authority without Being a Wimp or a Tyrant
Managing Your Time and Staying Organized
Managing Up
Conclusion: Personal Qualities of a Great Manager
Appendix: Getting Started
About the Authors
A Note to Readers
About The Management Center
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