Managing Nonprofit Organizations

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2012-07-10
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass

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Creating and Managing Nonprofit Organizations and Social Ventures offers a comprehensive treatment of the key topics in nonprofit management for practitioners, professors, and students in both graduate and undergraduate courses. This groundbreaking volume serves as both text and handbook and includes supplemental online materials and additional cases. The authors Tschirhart and Bielefeld (two of the top scholars in nonprofit management from two of the top universities) bring theory and practice together in a cohesive way so readers are both informed and interested.

Author Biography

Mary Tschirhart is a professor in the School of Public and International Affairs and director of the Institute for Nonprofit Research, Education, and Engagement at North Carolina State University. Wolfgang Bielefeld is professor emeritus in the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indian University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
The Authorsp. xiii
Understanding, Envisioning, and Creatingp. 1
Understanding Nonprofit Organizationsp. 3
Effective and Ethical Organizationsp. 11
Founding Nonprofits and the Business Casep. 33
Organizational Structurep. 60
Strategizing, Resourcing, and Aligningp. 83
Formulation of Strategyp. 85
Resource Acquisitionp. 111
Financial Stewardship and Managementp. 140
Marketingp. 168
Leading, Managing, and Deliveringp. 199
Boards and Governancep. 201
Executive Directors and Leadershipp. 228
Strategic Human Resource Managementp. 255
Motivation and Performancep. 280
Evaluating, Connecting, and Adaptingp. 299
Program Evaluationp. 301
Public and Government Relationsp. 327
Partnerships, Alliances, and Affiliationsp. 356
Organizational Change and Innovationp. 384
The Future of Nonprofit Leadership and Managementp. 418
Appendix: Mapping of Chapter Content to NACC Guidelines for Study in Nonprofit Leadership, the Nonprofit Sector, and Philanthropyp. 425
Notesp. 429
Indexp. 469
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