• Business, Economics & Law
      July 2018

      Organisationskultur und Produktive Organisationale Energie

      Energiequellen in Nonprofit-Organisationen

      by Annegret Reisner

      Produktive Organisationale Energie (POE) umschreibt das kollektive Phänomen einer positiven Aktivierung der Organisationsmitglieder für die Ziele einer Organisation. Hohe POE ermöglicht Spitzenleistungen einer Organisation und stärkt ihre Wandel- und Innovationsfähigkeit. Das Buch erforscht den Einfluss des organisationalen Kontexts insbesondere der Organisationskultur auf die POE und bietet Handlungsempfehlungen für die Managementpraxis.

    • Business, Economics & Law
      November 2017

      THE NONPROFIT RISK BOOK

      Finding and Managing Risk in Nonprofits and NGOs

      by Jesse Feiler, Gail B. Nayowith

      The Nonprofit Risk Book guides you through the process of finding, managing and mitigating risks that sap your nonprofit organization's time, finances, and resources. The book will lead you through a systematic process of evaluating what you know best: your organization and its operations. You will learn how to build a list of risks and evaluate each one for its likelihood and impact. After assigning a priority to each risk based on its severity and determining the resources needed to address it, you will be able to create a risk register. From this, you will be able to plan mitigation actions to address each risk and set dates for mitigation plan review and completion. Learn how to use the tools nonprofit leaders need to manage risk in programs and other operations.

    • Business, Economics & Law
      May 2016

      TWIST

      How Fresh Perspectives Build Breakthrough Brands

      by Julie Cottineau

      Is your small business or non-profit having trouble standing out in today's crowded and competitive markets? In your efforts to look legitimate, you're likely promoting your brand with promises, words and images that blend in instead of break through. The solution? Find your TWIST. In this book, Julie Cottineau, former VP of Brand for Virgin, founder of Brand School and a global authority on impactful and effective branding, shares her unique TWIST approach which helps businesses remove their brand blinders and look outside of their categories for actionable insights that build stronger brands and better business results. She uses easy to follow examples of actual small businesses that have successfully applied her methodology. Don't waste another minute on "me-too" marketing until you read this book and build your own TWIST.

    • Non-profitmaking organizations
      September 2018

      Nonprofit Management

      Principles and Practice

      by Worth, Michael J.

      Michael J. Worth’s student-friendly best-seller, Nonprofit Management: Principles and Practice, Fifth Edition, provides a broad, insightful overview of key topics affecting governance and management of nonprofit organizations. Worth covers the scope and structure of the nonprofit sector, leadership of nonprofits, managing the nonprofit organization, fundraising, earned income strategies, financial management, nonprofit lobbying and advocacy, managing international and global organizations, and social entrepreneurship. Written specifically for students, this applied text balances research, theory, and practitioner literature with current cases, timely examples, and the most recent data available. New to the Fifth Edition New cases related to accountability and governance highlight new approaches to recent controversies and risks to nonprofits. Cases include the Wounded Warriors Project, Sweet Briar College, 4-H, Housing First, the Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative, the National Audubon Society, and an expanded study of governance issues at the Hershey Trust. Expanded discussions of risk management offer new insights on developing strategy, building capacity, and managing risk. New social networks and social media content provides students with practical strategies for using social media when fundraising and marketing. A new comprehensive case on the Girl Scouts of the USA recounts reforms undertaken by this iconic organization and current challenges it faces. The chapter on financial management has been substantially revised to reflect new requirements for nonprofit financial statements issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board in 2016, as well as an expanded discussion of audits. An updated chapter on fundraising includes information on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed in December 2017, which has implications for charitable giving. New references at the end of every chapter guide readers to relevant cases in the Appendix, making it easy for instructors to incorporate the cases into classroom discussions.

    • Non-profitmaking organizations
      September 2018

      Nonprofit Management

      Principles and Practice

      by Worth, Michael J.

      Michael J. Worth’s student-friendly best-seller, Nonprofit Management: Principles and Practice, Fifth Edition, provides a broad, insightful overview of key topics affecting governance and management of nonprofit organizations. Worth covers the scope and structure of the nonprofit sector, leadership of nonprofits, managing the nonprofit organization, fundraising, earned income strategies, financial management, nonprofit lobbying and advocacy, managing international and global organizations, and social entrepreneurship. Written specifically for students, this applied text balances research, theory, and practitioner literature with current cases, timely examples, and the most recent data available. New to the Fifth Edition New cases related to accountability and governance highlight new approaches to recent controversies and risks to nonprofits. Cases include the Wounded Warriors Project, Sweet Briar College, 4-H, Housing First, the Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative, the National Audubon Society, and an expanded study of governance issues at the Hershey Trust. Expanded discussions of risk management offer new insights on developing strategy, building capacity, and managing risk. New social networks and social media content provides students with practical strategies for using social media when fundraising and marketing. A new comprehensive case on the Girl Scouts of the USA recounts reforms undertaken by this iconic organization and current challenges it faces. The chapter on financial management has been substantially revised to reflect new requirements for nonprofit financial statements issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board in 2016, as well as an expanded discussion of audits. An updated chapter on fundraising includes information on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed in December 2017, which has implications for charitable giving. New references at the end of every chapter guide readers to relevant cases in the Appendix, making it easy for instructors to incorporate the cases into classroom discussions.

    • Non-profitmaking organizations
      May 2008

      Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation in Development Organisations

      Sharing Training and Facilitation Experiences

      by De Coninck, John

      This book shares the 'real-life' experiences of 20 Planning, monitoring, and evaluation (PME) trainers and facilitators from Africa, Asia, and Europe and offers some suggestions for effective support to PME processes. It focuses on civil society organizations, including NGOs, church-linked development offices, networks, and people's organizations. A rich selection of examples, success stories, challenges, and practical tips are offered. The authors advocate careful and sensitive PME facilitation.

    • Non-profitmaking organizations
      December 2018

      Managing Human Behavior in Public and Nonprofit Organizations

      by Denhardt, Robert B.

      Managing Human Behavior in Public and Nonprofit Organizations, Fifth Edition is an established core text designed to help you develop your leadership and management skills. Bestselling authors Denhardt, Denhardt, Aristigueta, and Rawlings cover important topics such as stress, decision-making, motivation, leadership, teams, communication, and change. Cases, self-assessment exercises, and numerous examples provide you with the opportunity to apply concepts and theories discussed in the chapter. Focusing exclusively on organizational behavior in both public and nonprofit organizations, this text is a must-read for students in public administration programs. New to the Fifth Edition: Increased attention to issues related to nonprofit organizations helps you develop a better understanding of the differences and similarities in public and nonprofit organizations, as well as the way they interact with one another and with the private sector. Broadened coverage of issues related to ethics and diversity offers you a broader perspective on important issues to consider, such as the examination of implicit and explicit bias, generational differences, and power and privilege. Additional discussions of collaboration, inclusion, and participation, both within the organization and with external constituencies, show you the value rationale for engagement and its practical effects. Revised and updated information on emerging technology illustrates to you how an increasingly digital, connected, and networked environment affects our ability to manage public and nonprofit organizations. New cases, examples, self-assessments, and exercises cover recent developments in research and practice to offer relevant ways for you to practice and improve your management skills.

    • Non-profitmaking organizations
      December 2018

      Managing Human Behavior in Public and Nonprofit Organizations

      by Denhardt, Robert B.

      Managing Human Behavior in Public and Nonprofit Organizations, Fifth Edition is an established core text designed to help you develop your leadership and management skills. Bestselling authors Denhardt, Denhardt, Aristigueta, and Rawlings cover important topics such as stress, decision-making, motivation, leadership, teams, communication, and change. Cases, self-assessment exercises, and numerous examples provide you with the opportunity to apply concepts and theories discussed in the chapter. Focusing exclusively on organizational behavior in both public and nonprofit organizations, this text is a must-read for students in public administration programs. New to the Fifth Edition: Increased attention to issues related to nonprofit organizations helps you develop a better understanding of the differences and similarities in public and nonprofit organizations, as well as the way they interact with one another and with the private sector. Broadened coverage of issues related to ethics and diversity offers you a broader perspective on important issues to consider, such as the examination of implicit and explicit bias, generational differences, and power and privilege. Additional discussions of collaboration, inclusion, and participation, both within the organization and with external constituencies, show you the value rationale for engagement and its practical effects. Revised and updated information on emerging technology illustrates to you how an increasingly digital, connected, and networked environment affects our ability to manage public and nonprofit organizations. New cases, examples, self-assessments, and exercises cover recent developments in research and practice to offer relevant ways for you to practice and improve your management skills.

    • Non-profitmaking organizations
      June 1997

      Managing Complex Networks

      Strategies for the Public Sector

      by Kickert, Walter J M

      Although the concept of policy networks is now well-established in the field, most research has to content itself with description and analysis of their contribution to policy failure. This book goes further. It accepts policy networks as a fundamental characteristic of modern societies and presents an overview of the strategies for the management of these networks, as well as illustrating the various strategies for intervention.

    • Non-profitmaking organizations
      February 2003

      Managing and Measuring Social Enterprises

      by Paton, Rob

      Managing and Measuring Social Enterprises explores how the perfomance agenda has impacted on public policy and management. Rob Paton examines what has happened when performance improvement techniques originating in the private sector are applied to public and nonprofit organizations.

    • Non-profitmaking organizations
      August 2015

      Managing Human Behavior in Public and Nonprofit Organizations

      by Denhardt, Robert B.

      A must-read for students in public administration and nonprofit management programs! Managing Human Behavior in Public and Nonprofit Organizations, Fourth Edition, is designed to help students understand, manage, and influence the behavior of others in the workplace. Esteemed authors Robert B. Denhardt, Janet V. Denhardt, and Maria P. Aristigueta take an action-oriented approach by using real-world circumstances within public and nonprofit organizations to illustrate key concepts. Important topics such as stress, decision making, motivation, leadership, communication, teams, and change give students a foundational understanding of the basic issues that affect human behavior. In addition to new cases and examples from the public and nonprofit sectors, the Fourth Edition features new material on leadership and organizational change, cultural diversity and generational diversity, and positive organizational behavior.

    • Non-profitmaking organizations
      August 2015

      Managing Human Behavior in Public and Nonprofit Organizations

      by Denhardt, Robert B.

      A must-read for students in public administration and nonprofit management programs! Managing Human Behavior in Public and Nonprofit Organizations, Fourth Edition, is designed to help students understand, manage, and influence the behavior of others in the workplace. Esteemed authors Robert B. Denhardt, Janet V. Denhardt, and Maria P. Aristigueta take an action-oriented approach by using real-world circumstances within public and nonprofit organizations to illustrate key concepts. Important topics such as stress, decision making, motivation, leadership, communication, teams, and change give students a foundational understanding of the basic issues that affect human behavior. In addition to new cases and examples from the public and nonprofit sectors, the Fourth Edition features new material on leadership and organizational change, cultural diversity and generational diversity, and positive organizational behavior.

    • Non-profitmaking organizations
      December 2016

      Planning Local Economic Development

      Theory and Practice

      by Leigh, Nancey G.

      Written by authors with years of academic, regional, and city planning experience, the classic Planning Local Economic Development has laid the foundation for practitioners and academics working in planning and policy development for generations. With deeper coverage of sustainability and resiliency, the new Sixth Edition explores the theories of local economic development while addressing the issues and opportunities faced by cities, towns, and local entities in crafting their economic destinies within the global economy. Nancey Green Leigh and Edward J. Blakely provide a thoroughly up-to-date exploration of planning processes, analytical techniques and data, and locality, business, and human resource development, as well as advanced technology and sustainable economic development strategies.

    • Non-profitmaking organizations
      December 2016

      Planning Local Economic Development

      Theory and Practice

      by Leigh, Nancey G.

      Written by authors with years of academic, regional, and city planning experience, the classic Planning Local Economic Development has laid the foundation for practitioners and academics working in planning and policy development for generations. With deeper coverage of sustainability and resiliency, the new Sixth Edition explores the theories of local economic development while addressing the issues and opportunities faced by cities, towns, and local entities in crafting their economic destinies within the global economy. Nancey Green Leigh and Edward J. Blakely provide a thoroughly up-to-date exploration of planning processes, analytical techniques and data, and locality, business, and human resource development, as well as advanced technology and sustainable economic development strategies.

    • Non-profitmaking organizations
      January 2016

      Nonprofit Management

      Principles and Practice

      by Worth, Michael J.

      Michael J. Worth’s student-friendly best-seller, Nonprofit Management: Principles and Practice, provides a broad, insightful overview of key topics affecting governance and management of nonprofit organizations. Worth covers the scope and structure of the nonprofit sector, leadership of nonprofits, managing the nonprofit organization, fundraising, earned income strategies, financial management, nonprofit lobbying and advocacy, managing international and global organizations, social entrepreneurship, and social innovation. Written specifically for students, this applied text balances research, theory, and practitioner literature, and is packed with current cases, timely examples, and updated data.

    • Non-profitmaking organizations
      January 2016

      Nonprofit Management

      Principles and Practice

      by Worth, Michael J.

      Michael J. Worth’s student-friendly best-seller, Nonprofit Management: Principles and Practice, provides a broad, insightful overview of key topics affecting governance and management of nonprofit organizations. Worth covers the scope and structure of the nonprofit sector, leadership of nonprofits, managing the nonprofit organization, fundraising, earned income strategies, financial management, nonprofit lobbying and advocacy, managing international and global organizations, social entrepreneurship, and social innovation. Written specifically for students, this applied text balances research, theory, and practitioner literature, and is packed with current cases, timely examples, and updated data.

    • Business, Economics & Law
      December 2014

      Accountability and Social Accounting for Social and Non-profit Organizations

      by Michele Andreaus, Ericka Costa, Lee D. Parker

      Traditional economic and accounting theories focus on investor - owned enterprise which deal with the production of goods and services to maximise its economic value for shareholders. This book offers an alternative perspective. It focusses on non-profit organisations that produce goods and services with the intention of maximising social value for the broader community. Traditional accounting theories face limitations when dealing with these organisations as their bottom line is not based on the traditional model. Nonetheless, such entities have to consider economic and financial equilibrium as a requirement for long-term survival. Accordingly, this book presents research addressing three main subjects: the limitations of conventional accounting for nonprofit organisations, the meaning of accountability in relation to their broad scope remit; and the potential of social and environmental accounting for contributing to the accountability of social and non-profit organizations. After a description of different types of NPO organization, the authors analyse the performance measurement adopted by NPOs and propose the development of broader and multidirectional accountability models.

    • Business, Economics & Law
      February 2013

      Conceptualizing and Researching Governance in Public and Non-Profit Organizations

      by Luca Gnan, Alessandro Hinna, Fabio Monteduro, Luca Gnan, Alessandro Hinna, Fabio Monteduro

      The first volume of the series aims to give an outline of the state of the art and the most recent research being done on public and non profit governance at the international level (with particular emphasis in Europe). The focus of the volume is mainly on the "organizational" governance that still remains "a neglected area of governance" both in the public and in the non-profit sector. The volume includes two groups of chapters aimed at examining the recent trends and the future directions of the public and non-profit governance research. One group of chapters addresses broad issues of how to conceptualize and research 'governance' in public and non-profit organizations. The second group of chapters deals with recent trends of research on governance mechanisms through empirical studies, including contingency and behavioural studies on public and non-profit boards, studies on participative governance mechanisms such as stakeholder involvement and citizens' participation and studies on governance codification.

    • Business, Economics & Law
      June 2014

      Mechanisms, Roles and Consequences of Governance

      Emerging Issues

      by Luca Gnan, Alessandro Hinna, Fabio Monteduro, Luca Gnan, Alessandro Hinna

      This volume addresses emerging issues in public and non-profit governance research. Established concepts and theoretical issues are presented by established scholars in the governance, management and administration fields. These are set alongside highlighted emerging themes, and they're practicality illustrated through specific case examples. All papers in this volume have been double blind peer reviewed. Topics addressed include: The concept of board in the public sector, how to foster knowledge-intensive collaboration in the public sector, the development of the governance of regulatory networks, empirical research on non-profit boards, the relationship between governance and strategy in foundations, volunteer management and measurement systems.

    • Business, Economics & Law
      June 1999

      Strategic Management

      In Public and Voluntary Services - A Reader

      by J.M. Bryson

      What does strategic planning for public and non-profit purposes look like? How does strategic planning differ from other kinds of planning, and how can these different approaches be reconciled? How can strategic planning and implementation be linked effectively to create strategic management? How can strategic management for public and non-profit purposes be tailored to fit differing circumstances, including those facing governments, public agencies, state enterprises, privatized enterprises, and non-profit organizations? What is the proper role for elected or appointed policy boards when it comes to strategic management? How can participation by key stakeholders be managed? How should various planning tools be used in strategic planning? This selection of papers from "Long Range Planning - The International Journal of Strategic Management" provides answers to these questions by presenting a variety of approaches to the improvement of strategic thinking and acting for all those who wish to sharpen their skills and improve their strategic planning and management efforts for public and non-profit purposes. It also describes some of the problems which can occur in the application of what is fast becoming a standard part of the management repertoire of public and non-profit organizations.

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