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Managing to Change the World : the Nonprofit Manager's Guide to Getting Results.

Author: Alison Green; Jerry Hauser
Publisher: Hoboken : Wiley, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Why getting results should be every nonprofit manager's first priority A nonprofit manager's fundamental job is to get results, sustained over time, rather than boost morale or promote staff development. This is a shift from the tenor of many management books, particularly in the nonprofit world. Managing to Change the World is designed to teach new and experienced nonprofit managers the fundamental skills of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Green, Alison.
Managing to Change the World : The Nonprofit Manager's Guide to Getting Results.
Hoboken : Wiley, ©2012
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alison Green; Jerry Hauser
ISBN: 9781118205907 1118205901
OCLC Number: 880752253
Description: 1 online resource (241 pages)
Contents: Managing to Change the World: The Nonprofit Manager's Guide to Getting Results; Contents; List of Tools; Chapter 1: The Job of a Manager; Part 1: Managing the Work; Chapter 2: Managing Specific Tasks: Basic Delegation; Chapter 3: Managing Broad Responsibilities: Roles and Goals; Chapter 4: Managing the ""In-Between"": Building a Culture of Excellence; Chapter 5: Managing the Day-to-Day Work of Your Team: Structures to Bring it all together; Part 2: Managing the People; Chapter 6: Hiring Superstars; Chapter 7: Developing People; Chapter 8: Retaining Your Best. Chapter 9: Addressing Performance Problems and Letting People GoPart 3: Managing Yourself; Chapter 10: Exercising Authority without Being a WIMP or a Tyrant; Chapter 11: Managing Your Time and Staying Organized; Chapter 12: Managing Up; Conclusion: Personal Qualities of a Great Manager; Appendix: Getting Started; Acknowledgments; About the Authors; A Note to Readers; About The Management Center.

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Why getting results should be every nonprofit manager's first priority A nonprofit manager's fundamental job is to get results, sustained over time, rather than boost morale or promote staff development. This is a shift from the tenor of many management books, particularly in the nonprofit world. Managing to Change the World is designed to teach new and experienced nonprofit managers the fundamental skills of effective management, including: managing specific tasks and broader responsibilities; setting clear goals and holding people accountable to them; creating a results-oriented culture; hir.

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