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Managing Nonprofit Organizations 1th edition




Authors:Mary Tschirhart, Wolfgang Bielefeld

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Managing Nonprofit Organizations Description

This essential resource offers an overall understanding ofnonprofits based on both the academic literature and practitionerexperience. It shows how to lead, manage, govern, and structureeffective and ethical nonprofit organizations. ManagingNonprofit Organizations reveals what it takes to beentrepreneurial and collaborative, formulate successful strategies,assess performance, manage change, acquire resources, be aresponsible financial steward, and design and implement solidmarketing and communication plans.

"Managing Nonprofit Organizations is the onlyintroductory text on this subject that manages to do three criticalthings equally well: It's comprehensive, covering all the keytopics leaders of NPOs need to know about; it's practical,providing lots of examples, case incidents, and experientialexercises that connect the content to the real world; and, best ofall (and most unique compared to others), it's research-based,drawing on the latest and best empirical studies that look intowhat works and doesn't work in the world of nonprofitmanagement."
Vic Murray, professor, School of PublicAdministration, University of Victoria

"This book is a rarity—a text that can be used both as thefocus for academic study and as a source of stimulating ideas forthose practitioners who want to explore theories about managementand how they can be applied so they can do a better job. Tschirhartand Bielefeld have explained all aspects of nonprofit managementand leadership in a way that will stimulate as well asinform."
Richard Brewster, executive director, National Centeron Nonprofit Enterprise, Virginia Tech University

"Managing Nonprofit Organizations presents acomprehensive treatment of this important topic. The book satisfiesthe competencies and curriculum guidelines developed by NASPAA andby NACC and would be ideal for instruction. The book maintains itscommitment to informing management and leadership throughout thenonprofit sector."
Jeffrey L. Brudney, Albert A. Levin Chair of UrbanStudies and Public Service, Cleveland State University

"This is an important book, written by two of the leadingscholars in the nonprofit studies field. Nonprofit managers, boardmembers, funders, educators, and others will find ManagingNonprofit Organizations extremely valuable."
Michael O'Neill, professor of nonprofit management,University of San Francisco

"Here's the book that my students have been askingfor—just the right mix of theory presentation, researchfindings, and practical suggestions to serve the thoughtfulnonprofit management practitioner. It will inform, instruct, andultimately, inspire."
Rikki Abzug, professor of management, AnisfieldSchool of Business, Ramapo College

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