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Strategic tools for social entrepreneurs : enhancing the performance of your enterprising nonprofit

Author: J Gregory Dees; Jed Emerson; Peter Economy
Publisher: New York : Wiley, ©2002.
Series: Wiley nonprofit law, finance, and management series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A complete set of tools for applying entrepreneurial strategies and techniques to your nonprofit. As a follow-up to their book Enterprising Nonprofits, the authors of Strategic Tools for Social Entrepreneurs provide a full set of practical tools for putting the lessons of business entrepreneurship to work in your nonprofit. The book offers hands-on guidance that helps social sector leaders hone their entrepreneurial  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Dees, J. Gregory.
Strategic tools for social entrepreneurs.
New York : Wiley, ©2002
(DLC) 2002277426
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J Gregory Dees; Jed Emerson; Peter Economy
ISBN: 0471268143 9780471268147
OCLC Number: 276449229
Description: 1 online resource (xxxiv, 326 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Cover STRATEGIC TOOLS FOR SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS: ENHANCING THE PERFORMANCE OF YOUR ENTERPRISING NONPROFIT FOREWORD PREFACE ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS ABOUT THE AUTHORS CONTENTS EDITORS INTRODUCTION PART I: CREATING VALUE AND ASSESSING PERFORMANCE CHAPTER 1 DEVELOPING A STRATEGIC SERVICE VISION The Strategic Service Vision The Value Equation Incorporating Multiple Constituencies in a Strategic Service Vision Satisfying Constituencies with Conflicting Needs Implications for Social Entrepreneurs Summary CHAPTER 2 DEVELOPING AN ENTREPRENEURIAL COMPETITIVE STRATEGY Understanding Your Competitive Environment Assessing Your Strengths and Weaknesses Selecting a Competitive Strategy Summary CHAPTER 3 COOPERATIVE STRATEGY: BUILDING NETWORKS, PARTNERSHIPS, AND ALLIANCES Creating a Cooperative Strategy Recruiting Willing and Able Partners Negotiating Managing the Partnership Summary CHAPTER 4 LEADING, RETAINING, AND REWARDING PEOPLE ENTREPRENEURIALLY Leading a Social Enterprise Attracting and Keeping Great People Motivating Your Team Summary CHAPTER 5 MANAGING YOUR BOARD ENTREPRENEURIALLY Understanding the Role of the Board Life Cycle of the Board Board Functions Creating an Entrepreneurial Environment Alternative Governance Structures Board Recruitment Orientation and Development Time for a ChangeRemoving Members of the Board Summary CHAPTER 6 TREATING YOUR DONORS AS INVESTORS The New World of Donor-Investors Moving from Old Sources of Value to New Ones Identifying Increased Avenues for Donor-Investor/Social Enterprise Partnerships Getting Ready for the Entrepreneurial Donors Involvement Challenges in Maintaining Donor Investment: Developing New Stewardship Ending "Charity": Implications for Creating Value for Donors Summary CHAPTER 7 WORKING WITH COMMUNITY Defining Community Why Does Community Matter to Social Entrepreneurs? Key Steps for Cultivating and Continuing Community Connections Summary CHAPTER 8 PERFORMANCE INFORMATION THAT REALLY PERFORMS Defining Value in the Nonprofit Marketplace Developing a Performance Information System Translating Information into Action Summary PART II: GROWING AND EXPLORING NEW DIRECTIONS CHAPTER 9 DEVELOPING VIABLE EARNED INCOME STRATEGIES What Is an Earned Income Strategy? Exploring the Three Different Earned Income Paths Five Steps for Developing a Viable Earned Income Strategy Summary CHAPTER 10 THE QUESTION OF SCALE: FINDING AN APPROPRIATE STRATEGY FOR BUILDING ON YOUR SUCCESS The Seductive Appeal of Going to Scale Why Scaling Up Is Not for Everyone "Scaling Deep" Rather Than Scaling Up Different Pathways for Spreading the Benefits of Success Guidelines for Deciding Whether and How to Scale Up Summary CHAPTER 11 MANAGING ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE What Social Entrepreneurs Should Know about Organizational Change How to Prepare to Lead Organizational Change What Happens When Organizations Experience Change? Your Role as the Leader of Organizational Change Summary CHAPTER 12 GROWING WITH AN ENTREPRENEURIAL MIND-SET Developing an Entrepreneurial Mind-Set Creating an Entrepreneurial Environment The Entrepreneurial Leader The Impact of Growth Values and Support Summary APPENDIX.
Series Title: Wiley nonprofit law, finance, and management series.
Responsibility: J. Gregory Dees, Jed Emerson and Peter Economy.

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