Effective Nonprofit Management: Essential Lessons for Executive Directors

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2001 - Business & Economics - 239 pages
In His New Book, Lewis Presents Simple, Straightforward, And Hard-Hitting Thoughts And Suggestions That Have Been Tested In The Field. Effective Nonprofit Management Helps You Navigate Today's Rough Leadership Waters, Explains How To Take The Reins Of Leadership, Educate Your Board Members, Initiate Long-Range Planning, And Get The Most Out Of Your Staff. Effective Nonprofit Management, Is Part Of Aspen's Nonprofit Management Series. Written In An Engaging, Conversational Style, This Book Offers Productive And Informative Ideas And Advice.
 

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Contents

Getting Started on the Right Foot
1
Chapter 2Remembering Roles
23
Chapter 3The Nitty Gritty of the EDs Job
39
Working with Funders and Other Constituencies
50
The Board Makes Policy for the Agency
52
Im the Board and Youre the Staff
56
Lesson 16A The Comedy or Tragedy of Committees
58
Lesson 16B Boring Board Meetings Are Your Fault
61
Chapter 7Working with Other Nonprofits
127
How To Put Together a NearPerfect Merger
132
Not So Fast My Friends
136
Chapter 8Making YourJob Work Even Better
141
Should You Be a Voting Member of Your Board?
144
Its Caring that Counts Not Just Care
146
My Life as a Consultant to Nonprofit Organizations
148
Toughness
151

Chapter 4Board Relations
69
Constituency Representation on a Board
76
Truth or Consequences
78
Chapter 5Vision and Leadership
85
Leadership as a Concept
88
The Usual BoardED Kind
90
Theres a Clear Distinction between Governance and Management
95
Chapter 6Looking Ahead
101
Competition for Survival
105
Now Youre into Marketing and Program Delivery
107
Hone Up on Your Public Relations
109
Consumerism
110
Diversity
113
Stakeholders
114
Assessment
116
Assessment Its Many Manifestations
117
Still More on a Consultants Life but for Fun Only
154
Time Out
161
Chapter 9Inside the Life of the Nonprofit
167
Motivating Your Board
174
Getting Your Staff On Board
177
The GungHo New Board Chair
179
Your Agency Creates a Related Foundation
183
a Contradiction in Terms?
186
Your Accountability for Management
189
Living with Risks
192
Humane Compassionate and Benevolent Revisited
194
Appendix ATen Questions for Every Trustee
201
A Primer for Nonprofit Executive Directors
207
A Primer for Nonprofit Executive Directors
217
A Primer for Nonprofit Executive Directors
227
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