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Nonprofit Management : Principles and Practice



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The Second Edition of Nonprofit Management: Principles and Practice is a comprehensive textbook covering 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 text integrates research, theory, including more than is found in the more prescriptive, practitioner-oriented alternatives. Providing an overview suitable for students enrolled in their first course in the field, the book also includes cases and discussions of advanced issues for those with experience.Key Features- Includes a new chapter on Social Entrepreneurship, which examines the theories behind this concept as well as the successful practices of high-impact nonprofits around the world- Takes a balanced approach to varied perspectives and controversial issues and encompasses traditional concepts as well as new approaches and thinking- Integrates social sciences research, management theory, and practitioner literature- Includes mini-cases to enhance student understanding of the issues involved in real-world situations- Gives students direction on where to go in the literature to learn more through chapter-ending 'œSuggestions for Further Reading'- Includes 'œQuestions for Discussion' at the end of each chapter to help students apply chapter content to actual nonprofit organizations

Table of Contents

Understanding Nonprofit Management, the Nonprofit Sector, and Nonprofit Organizations
Nonprofit Management as a Profession and a Field of Study
A Revolution in Management
Nonprofit Management As a Field of Study
Toward a Balanced Approach
Proceeding With Realism and Pride
Key Terms and Concepts From Chapter 1
Questions for Discussion
Suggestion for Further Reading Related to Chapter 1
Books/Journals, Web Sites
Overview of the Nonprofit Sector
America's Nonprofit Sector: A Historical Overview
Searching for a Common Vocabulary
Alternatives to "Nonprofit"
Size of the U.S. Nonprofit Sector
Differentiating the Nonprofit Sector
Emerging New Models
Implications for Nonprofit Managers
Theories of the Nonprofit Sector and Nonprofit Organizations
Explaining the Nonprofit Sector
Explaining Nonprofit Organizations
The Smithsonian Institution and the Catherine B. Reynolds Foundation
The National Trust for Historic Preservation
Governing and Leading Nonprofit Organizations
Nonprofit Governing Boards
Types of Governing Boards
The Board's Responsibilities
The Board and the CEO
Nonprofit Board Effectiveness
The Challenge of Nonprofit Governance
The American University
Robin Hood Foundation
The Hershey Trust
Executive Leadership
The CEO's Job
Management and Leadership
Overview of Leadership Theories
The Effective Nonprofit CEO
Founder Syndrome
Executive Transitions
Leading Change
A Change in Leadership at Habitat for Humanity
Crisis and Change at N Street Village
Managing the Nonprofit Organization
Ensuring Accountability and Measuring Performance
Defining and Ensuring Accountability
Mechanisms for Accountability
Measuring Performance
Performance Measurement: The Continuing Debate
The Nature Conservancy
Youth Villages
Strategic Planning and Strategic Management
Understanding Strategy
Strategic Planning and Strategic Management
The Strategic Planning Process
Defining Strategic Issues and Developing Strategies
The Strategic Planning Debate
New Hope Housing Strategic Plan
Capacity and Collaboration
The Capacity Building Movement
Defining and Understanding Capacity
Capacity Building in Action
A Model for Capacity Building
Capacity and Organizational Life Cycles
Capacity-Building Evaluated
Nonprofit Collaborations and Mergers
A Continuum of Relationships
Drivers of Collaboration and Mergers
Exploring Collaborations and Mergers
Obstacles to Collaboration
Conditions for Success
Collaborations and Mergers Within National Nonprofits
Change at the Girl Scouts of America
Managing Paid Staff and Service Volunteers
An Overview of Management Theories
Understanding Human Motivations
Applying Theories to the Nonprofit Workforce
Managing Volunteers
Volunteer Management as a Career Field
Getta Grant
Rita Writer
Bob the Builder
Marketing and Communications
Defining and Understanding Marketing
Marketing Serves the Mission
Marketing Means Action
Marketing as a Process
Marketing to Change Behavior
The Marketing Mix
Building the Brand
Integrated Marketing Communication (IMC)
Evaluating Marketing and Communication
Randolph College
Obtaining and Managing Resources
Philanthropic Fundraising
Definitions and Distinctions
Motivations for Giving
The Fundraising Process
Individual Donor Life Cycles
Managing Fundraising Programs
Ethics and Professional Standards
Fundraising Ethical Cases (Cases 1 - 8)
Earned Income Strategies
Why Earned Income?
Partnerships With Business
Putting Partnerships Together
Nonprofit Business Ventures
Identifying Business Opportunities
Feasibility Analysis and Business Planning
Earned Income Strategies Issues and Decisions
Minnesota Public Radio
Financial Management
Definition of Key Concepts
Overview of Nonprofit and Personal Finances
Nonprofit Financial Statements
Using Financial Ratios
Managing Endowment Funds
Developing and Managing the Budget
Financial Policies and Controls
Special Topics
Advocacy and Lobbying
Basic Distinctions
Overview of Lobbying Law
Implementing an Advocacy Program
The Future of Nonprofit Advocacy
Mothers Against Drunk Driving
Governing and Managing International and Global Organizations
Definitions and Scope of International Organizations
International Philanthropy and Fundraising
International Nonprofit Governance and Management
Doctors Without Borders
Social Entrepreneurship
Defining and Understanding Social Entrepreneurship
Theories of Social Entrepreneurship
High-Impact Nonprofits
Social Entrepreneurship Around the World
Future of Social Entrepreneurship
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