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Why nonprofits fail : overcoming founder's syndrome, fundphobia, and other obstacles to success

Author: Stephen R Block
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"In Why Nonprofits Fail, author and nonprofit expert Stephen Block explains that many well-intentioned leaders hold on to views of their nonprofit organizations that perpetuate problems rather than help fix them. According to Block, the first step to success is to challenge one's own personal paradigms and ideas and be open to unique and alternative approaches to solving problems. This much-needed book helps  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen R Block
ISBN: 0787964093 9780787964092
OCLC Number: 53223539
Description: xviii, 190 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Preventing failure, ensuring success --
The need for alternative tools --
The framework and the steps --
First-order and second-order approaches to change --
Recruitment disorientation --
Cultural depression in nonprofit organizations --
Political performance --
Role confusion --
Financial misfortune --
Fundphobia --
Founder's syndrome.
Other Titles: Why non-profits fail
Responsibility: Stephen R. Block.
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Explains that many well-intentioned leaders hold on to views of their nonprofit organizations that perpetuate problems rather than help fix them. This book offers non-profits advice about common  Read more...

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