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Lessons for nonprofit and start-up leaders : tales from a reluctant CEO

Author: Maxine Harris; Michael B O'Leary
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2017]
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Businesses start and fail all the time, but the secrets to starting and running successful businesses can help entrepreneurs succeed in the for-profit or not-for-profit sector. This work discusses how to avoid pitfalls, overcome challenges, and address issues like hiring, decision-making, problem-solving, power, and more in the business arena.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Harris, Maxine.
Lessons for nonprofit and start-up leaders.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2017]
(DLC) 2017004353
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Maxine Harris; Michael B O'Leary
ISBN: 9781442276543 1442276541
OCLC Number: 989063214
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 180 pages)
Contents: Introduction; 1 Every Organization Has a Culture of Its Own; 2 How to Make an Idea Come Alive; 3 Power, Authority, and Responsibility; 4 Hiring; 5 Barriers to Solving Problems; 6 Engaging the Outside World; 7 The Importance of Self and Organizational Awareness; 8 Preparing for the Future; Conclusion; Notes; Index; About the Authors.
Responsibility: Maxine Harris and Michael B. O'Leary.

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Harris, cofounder of D.C.-based nonprofit Community Connections, and O'Leary, a professor of leadership at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business, team up to examine the challenges of Read more...

 
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