Leadership in Nonprofit Organizations: A Reference Handbook, Volume 1

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Kathryn A. Agard
SAGE Publications, Oct 19, 2010 - Business & Economics - 1026 pages
Leadership in Non-Profit Organizations tackles issues and leadership topics for those seeking to understand more about this dynamic sector of society. A major focus of this two-volume reference work is on the specific roles and skills required of the non-profit leader in voluntary organizations.

Key features include:

contributions from a wide range of authors who reflect the variety, vibrancy and creativity of the sector itself

an overview of the history of non-profit organizations in the United States

description of a robust and diverse assortment of organizations and opportunities for leadership

an exploration of the nature of leadership and its complexity as exemplified in the non-profit sector

availability both in print and online - this title will form part of the 2010 Encyclopedia Collection on SAGE Reference Online.

The Handbook includes topics such as: personalities of non-profit leaders

vision and starting a nonprofit organization

nonprofit law, statutes, taxation and regulations

strategic management

financial management


public relations for promoting a non-profit organization

human resource policies and procedures.

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Agard and her contributors bring together a comprehensive two-volume reference set containing 96 chapters are organized into eight parts. The handbook is highly recommended for academic and professional collections, upper-division undergraduate and above. Read full review

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