Managing the Non-profit Organization: Practices and Principles
Butterworth-Heinemann, Nov 1, 2004 - Business & Economics - 192 pages
A Drucker management classic, first published in 1990, which breaks down any narrow definition of management and is aimed specifically at decision-makers and managers working in non-profit making and charitable organizations to help them apply the principles of good management to their sector.
Drawing from the American experience, Drucker poignantly illustrates his discussion of management by quoting his in-depth interviews with top executives from non-profit making organizations. The issues of mission, performance, people and relationships, leadership and developing managers are eloquently discussed and Drucker provides Action Implications throughout the book which are of practical importance to the reader.
Written by one of the world's leading management gurus
Aimed specifically at decision-makers and managers working in non-profit making and charitable organizations
Quotes from in-depth interviews with top executives from non-profit making organizations
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Scarchin - LibraryThing
One of the most valuable books I have ever read. My only regret - I am 48 - I wish I had read it 20 years ago. Still - I can still use this as I map out the rest of my professional life and mentor others. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - kostja - LibraryThing
If you read other books by Drucker, you'll probably find some of the ideas in the book familiar. However, this is a comprehensive volume, and as such provides a full picture. The last chapters are ... Read full review
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