Paul Firstenberg utilizes his extensive experience in the for-profit nonprofit sectors to develop a systematic plan for organizational governance. The 21st Century Nonprofit draws on the latest management techniques to help nonprofits become more vital social and cultural forces. It encourages managers to: adopt the strategies developed by the for-profit sector in recent years; expand their revenue base by diversifying grant sources and exploiting profit-generating initiatives; develop human resources by attracting and retaining talented people; and explore the nature of leadership through short profiles of three nonprofit CEOs.
For identity, for differentiation, and for vision, every nonprofit arts group needs to be able to summarize its reason for being succinctly, and in A Simple Statement, arts-management veteran Jamie Grady shows you how to write a powerful mission statement. But quality arts management doesn't end there, so Grady illustrates how to incorporate the values and ideas embedded in your new mission statement into every move your organization makes. - Amazon.com
The New Nonprofit Almanac and Desk Reference: The Essential Facts and Figures for Managers, Researchers, and Volunteers
Statistical digest combines aggregate national estimates compiled by the national labor forum with summarized data from IRS Forms 990, and state profiles of the nonprofit sector developed by the Urban Institute. Includes an overview of the size, scope, and dimensions of the independent sector and its place in the U.S. economy- booknews.com
...Herman, who teaches nonprofit management at the graduate level at the University of Missouri at Kansas City, and publisher Jossey-Bass have brought together 28 experts in the fields of nonprofits and management to give us this encyclopedic look at what is sometimes called the third sector. - Amazon.com
This book describes an approach to participatory management and leadership that has proven effective for organizations in U.S. and other western countries where people won’t permit teambuilding to develop to the exclusion of individuality. The groundbreaking core of the book shows how this participatory management strategy, Person-Centered Leadership for Nonprofit Organizations, can be incorporated with great success into high stress nonprofit organizations. The book describes the leadership philosophy and day-to-day operations of an award-winning social service organization that targets youth and their families while successfully using person-centered strategies as the management model. (Website)