Mission-Based Management: Leading Your Not-for-Profit In the 21st Century

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John Wiley & Sons, Nov 23, 2009 - Business & Economics - 320 pages

The only nonprofit management book you must have-in an exciting new edition

As a nonprofit manager, you have to be more effective and more efficient than ever to win funding and support to ensure your organization pursues its mission, meets community needs, and maintains its budget, while juggling the demands of funders, clientele, boards, staff, and community. This Third Edition of Mission-Based Management provides comprehensive, hands-on guidance that addresses your unique concerns as a nonprofit manager and policy-maker

  • Addresses the effects of SOX, organizational transparency, new technologies, technology planning, and marketing in today's environment
  • Is written by a nationally recognized expert who has trained thousands of nonprofit managers in hundreds of seminars on the best practices in nonprofit management
  • Includes in each chapter a recap and a list of questions for group discussion

More than ever before, as a nonprofit manager, you want and need practical guidance on how to do your job and run your organization more effectively and efficiently. And more than ever before, Mission-Based Management, Third Edition provides the definitive answer.

 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Financial Empowerment 195
11
Where We Were Where We Are Where We Are Going
13
The Characteristics of a Successful
31
The Mission Is the Reason
39
Being Ethical Accountable and Transparent
55
A Businesslike Board of Directors
73
Leading Your People
97
Embracing Technology for Mission
123
Creating a Social Entrepreneur
143
Developing a Bias for Marketing
171
A Vision for the Future
233
The Controls That Set You Free
255
Empowering Our Nonprofits
275
Final Words
289
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About the author (2009)

Peter C. Brinckerhoff is an internationally renowned trainer, author, and consultant to nonprofit organizations. He brings years of experience in the field to his work, as he is a former board member of local, state, and national not-for-profits, and has worked on the staff and as executive director of two regional not-for-profits. Since founding his consulting firm, Corporate Alternatives, in 1982, Mr. Brinckerhoff has helped thousands of organizations become more mission-capable. He is the award-winning author of Mission-Based Management, Third Edition; Social Entrepreneurship; Mission-Based Marketing, Second Edition; and Faith-Based Management, all published by Wiley.

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