Effective Nonprofit Management: Context and Environment

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M.E. Sharpe, Jun 24, 2011 - Business & Economics - 224 pages
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This broadly conceived text provides a balance between the theories and practical applications that drive nonprofit management. It fully covers basic management skills, but with an added emphasis on understanding the external environment in which nonprofit organizations operate--especially the many changes nonprofits are currently facing that are outside of their immediate control. The book provides a conceptual framework by revealing the theories, research, and past practices associated with the topics covered in each chapter, rather than just offering a collection of tips and tools. This ric.
 

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Contents

1 The Independent Nonprofit Sector
3
2 Increased Accountability in the Nonprofit Sector
27
3 Nonprofit Governance
54
4 Understanding Intergovernmental Relations and Public Policy
76
5 Where Revenues Come From and the Importance of Financial Management
102
Documenting Successes and Improving Performance
122
What Makes Nonprofits Different?
139
Making Your Voices Heard
154
Expectations for the Future
175
Name Index
177
Subject Index
181
About the Author
197
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