The Jossey-Bass Reader on Nonprofit and Public Leadership

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John Wiley and Sons, Dec 1, 2009 - Business & Economics - 688 pages
An ideal resource for students and professionals, this comprehensive reader offers a diverse collection of the foremost writings on leadership and management in the public and nonprofit sectors. The book includes previously published essays, articles and extracts from leading books and periodicals, framed and vetted by author and professor James L. Perry.

The anthology covers a wide range of topics, offering a third sector perspective on the general leadership questions essential to any manager--principles and practices of leadership, organizational change, corporate culture, communication, efficiency, ethics--as well as issues unique to public and nonprofit organizations--understanding leadership roles in the nonprofit world, founder vs. ED relationships, board leadership, alternative and collaborative leadership, strategic management, sustainability, and the future of leadership.

Praise for The Jossey-Bass Reader on Nonprofit and Public Leadership:

"The Jossey-Bass Reader on Nonprofit and Public Leadership is the most comprehensive collection of essays on leadership available. It should be required reading for all of those who teach, practice and are students of the art and science of leadership."
?Stephen E. Condrey, University of Georgia

"This collection of short and readable pieces will be very valuable for students and practitioners of public and nonprofit leadership."
?Michael O'Neill, professor of nonprofit management, School of Business and Professional Studies, University of San Francisco

"James Perry has provided a very valuable tool for nonprofit and public sector leaders. This collection represents the very best lessons for leaders, from John Gardner to Kouzes and Posner. The clear structuring and framing of the articles makes this a perfect handbook for nonprofit and public sector leaders of all types."
?Ronald E. Riggio, Henry R. Kravis Professor of Leadership and Organizational Psychology Director, Kravis Leadership Institute, Claremont McKenna College

"Jim Perry brings together in a single volume much of the best writing on leadership theory and leadership 'doing.' For anyone interested in the attributes and practice of leadership, this is the book, looking back at what's been proven effective and forward to what's needed in the next generation of leaders."
?Timothy L. Seiler, director, The Fund Raising School, The Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana
 

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Contents

Leadership and Innovation
List of Tables
Preface
ENVISIONING GOALS
Leadership
References
How Leaders Are Grown
Maintaining Board Leadership
Maintaining Trust Through
Administrative Responsibility
Empowering People
Enlist Others
Diversity Management
Negotiating for the Public
Seeing Your Way
Seven Communication

THE BOARDROOM
PublicSector Leadership Theory
Leadership in an Administrative Context
Leadership Development
Practicing ServantLeadership
Share Leadership
Average
Collaboration Processes
Key Leadership Skills
The Strategy Change Cycle
Layered or Stacked Units of Management
Delivering on the Promise
Performance Leadership
The Learning Leader
Evaluation
The Next Generation of Leaders
IMPACT
Implementing Change
Leadership
The Changing of
Into the Fire
Leadership and Leading
Understanding the Nonprofit
The Nexus Effect
The Politics of Doing
New Models of Public
Ties That Bind
Copyright

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The Editor

James L. Perry is Distinguished Professor and Chancellor's Professor of Public and Environmental Affairs, Professor of Philanthropic Studies and Political Science at Indiana University--Bloomington, and a fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration. He is the author or editor of more than a dozen books on nonprofit leadership and public administration, and serves on the editorial boards of numerous periodicals, including the American Review of Public Administration, Asia Pacific Journal of Public Administration, Journal of Public Affairs Education, and Review of Public Personnel Administration.

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