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Mission-Based Management : Leading Your Not-for-Profit in the 21st Century



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Written by a nationally recognized expert improving the management of nonprofit organizations who has trained thousands of people in hundreds of seminars on best practices in nonprofit management, this hands-on guide to managing nonprofit organizations uses standard business techniques, while at the same time addressing your unique challenges in managing a nonprofit organization. Book jacket.

Author Biography

Peter C. Brinckerhoff is an internationally renowned trainer, author, and consultant to nonprofit organizations. He brings years of experience in the field to his work, as he is a former board member of local, state, and national not-for-profits, and has worked on the staff and as executive director of two regional not-for-profits. Since founding his consulting firm, Corporate Alternatives, in 1982, Mr. Brinckerhoff has helped thousands of organizations become more mission-capable. He is the award-winning author of Mission-Based Management 3rd Edition, Social Entreprenourship, Mission-Based Marketing 2nd Edition and Faith Based Management, all published by Wiley.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Preface to the Third Editionp. xiii
About the Authorp. xv
Introductionp. 1
Where We Were, Where We Are, Where We Are Goingp. 13
What Works: The Characteristics of a Successful Nonprofitp. 31
The Mission Is the Reasonp. 39
Being Ethical, Accountable, and Transparentp. 55
A Businesslike Board of Directorsp. 73
Leading Your Peoplep. 97
Embracing Technology for Missionp. 123
Creating a Social Entrepreneurp. 143
Developing a Bias for Marketingp. 171
Financial Empowermentp. 195
A Vision for the Futurep. 233
The Controls That Set You Freep. 255
A National Agenda: Empowering Our Nonprofitsp. 275
Final Wordsp. 289
Indexp. 293
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