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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.
J. Steven Ott is a professor at the University of Utah. Lisa A. Dicke is an associate professor at the University of North Texas.
Table of Contents
|Governance of Nonprofit Organizations||p. 1|
|Board of Directors||p. 7|
|The High-Impact Governing Model||p. 19|
|Guide to Nonprofit Corporate Governance in the Wake of Sarbanes-Oxley American Bar Association, Coordinating Committee on Nonprofit Governance (2005)||p. 27|
|The Legal Framework||p. 35|
|Organizational, Operational, and Related Tests and Doctrines||p. 45|
|Update: The Current State of Nonprofit Director Liability||p. 61|
|Effective, Ethical Leadership||p. 69|
|Executive Director||p. 75|
|Ethics in Nonprofit Management: Creating a Culture of Integrity||p. 83|
|Capacity Building||p. 95|
|Building Nonprofit Capacity: A Framework for Addressing the Problem||p. 101|
|Introduction to Strategic Planning||p. 105|
|Fund Development: Generating Revenues||p. 111|
|The Fundraising Process||p. 117|
|Analyzing the Dynamics of Funding: Reliability and Autonomy||p. 127|
|The Giving Circle Landscape||p. 133|
|Social Entrepreneurship and Commercialism||p. 159|
|Nonprofit Entrepreneurship||p. 165|
|The Legitimacy of Social Enterprise||p. 171|
|Taking Social Entrepreneurship Seriously||p. 181|
|Conceptualizing Nonprofit Commercialism: A Case Study||p. 189|
|Managing Under Government Contracts, Through Networks, and in Collaborations||p. 201|
|Dilemmas of Management in Nonprofit Organizations||p. 207|
|A Manager's Guide to Choosing and Using Collaborative Networks||p. 219|
|Collaboration: Mission Driven Partnerships||p. 229|
|Budgets, Financial Reports, and Management Control||p. 239|
|The Underpinnings of Financial and Fiscal Operations||p. 245|
|Types of Nonprofit Income: Financial and Cash Flow Management Considerations||p. 253|
|Managing Volunteers||p. 261|
|What Is Volunteering?||p. 269|
|Volunteers at Work||p. 277|
|It Ain't Natural: Toward a New (Natural) Resource Conceptualization for Volunteer Management||p. 283|
|Accountability and Evaluation||p. 295|
|Multiple Constituencies and the Social Construction of Nonprofit Organization Effectiveness||p. 301|
|Balancing Competing Accountability Requirements: Challenges in Performance Improvement of the Nonprofit Human Services Agency||p. 311|
|Measuring Outcomes of United Way-Funded Programs: Expectations and Reality||p. 321|
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