Recession, Recovery, and Renewal (Wiley Nonprofit Authority)

Recession, Recovery, and Renewal (Wiley Nonprofit Authority)

By: Susan U. Raymond (author)Hardback

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The guidance every nonprofit needs to plan the best survive-and-succeed strategy in any economy The slow and uneven climb out from the Great Recession promises nonprofits an economic future that is unlike the past. Get equipped with the tools you need to plan your resilient nonprofit strategy with Recession, Recovery, and Renewal: Long-Term Nonprofit Strategies for Rapid Economic Change. This dynamic book reveals how your nonprofit can choose and assess indicators that will anticipate rapid twists in the road. It illustrates how your nonprofit can adapt management, programs, skills, leadership, and governance to take advantage of rather than suffer through rapid and constant change. This book is a practical guide that teaches readers to identify, choose and track trend indicators in the market; establish systems to take up and act on both challenges and opportunities surfaced by those indicators; and produce concrete evidence of the impact of paying attention to those indicators. * Examines the Great Recession and its effect on government finance * Explores economic and industrial structure and performance over the next two decades, domestically and globally * Provides a concrete strategic guide toward change, grow capacity, and fulfillment of your nonprofit's mission * Offers a practical guide to restructuring the business model of nonprofits to anticipate not react to change * Documents the nature and levels of current and future economic change Featuring a profile self-assessment questionnaire to help readers determine their readiness to adapt to change and to produce evidence to support innovation and performance and case studies written by agencies of Omnicom, a global Fortune 200 company, together with their nonprofit and corporate partners based on actual strategy development, Recession, Recovery, and Renewal: Long-Term Nonprofit Strategies for Rapid Economic Change is the first book to provide the nonprofit sector with a concrete guide to organizational strategy based on documented statistical evidence of the future economic and leadership structure that will eventually become the operating environment.

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About Author

SUSAN U. RAYMOND, PhD, is Executive Vice President for Research and Analytics at Changing Our World, a full-service nonprofit and philanthropy consulting firm. In this role, Susan is responsible for designing and conducting business operating environment research for both nonprofits and foundations, as well as developing business plans and program evaluations for new and existing institutions. Susan is a member of the advisory board of the Center for Global Prosperity in Washington, D.C., and a member of the advisory boards of The Global Index of Philanthropic Freedom and America's Unofficial Ambassadors. In 2012, the Director of the National Science Foundation appointed her to the board of the Civilian Research and Development Foundation. Susan has worked on philanthropy and economic development projects throughout Africa, the Middle East, and Eastern Europe, as well as in Russia and Asia and has held positions with the New York Academy of Sciences, The World Bank, Center for Public Resources, and U.S. Agency for International Development. In 2011, Women United in Philanthropy honored Susan with the Women in Excellence and Achievement Award. She has written for many publications, particularly in the areas of economics, healthcare, and corporate responsibility, and is the author of three books with Wiley.


List of Cases xi Acknowledgments xiii CHAPTER 1 Introduction 1 Looking Back and Its Dangers 1 Looking Forward and Its Challenges 2 Organization of This Work 4 PART I RECESSION AND RECOVERY 7 CHAPTER 2 Cascading Crisis 9 The Great Recession of 2007 2009 The Near-Term Roots 10 The Costs in Human and Economic Terms 16 The Nonprofit and Philanthropic Sector 18 CHAPTER 3 Recovery and Near-Term Economic Prospects 27 Overall Growth 27 Public Finance 29 Employment and Jobs 30 Household Incomes 33 Europe and Asia 35 Summary and Implications 37 PART II GLOBAL ECONOMIC CHANGE 43 CHAPTER 4 A Multipolar Global Economy 45 Economic Performance 46 The Global Middle Class 47 Industrial Structural Change 48 Capital Integration 50 Trade and Business Patterns 52 Summary and Implications 54 CHAPTER 5 Changing Corporate Context 59 The United States Industrial Structure 59 Employment and Skills 61 Corporate Markets and Location 65 New Firm Formation 66 Summary and Implications 67 CHAPTER 6 Changing Corporate Context 73 The Global South Corporate Growth 73 Labor Force and the New Employee 76 Innovation 77 Summary and Implications 79 CHAPTER 7 It Depends on What You Mean by Give 83 Investing in Problem Solving Social Enterprise 85 Program- and Mission-Related Investing 87 Social Franchising 89 Impact Investing 90 Variations and Applications 92 Summary and Implications 94 CHAPTER 8 Wealth 99 New Faces and New Places A Glance Backwards for Perspective 99 Globalization 100 Women and Wealth 103 The Rise of the Young 108 Summary and Nonprofit Implications 109 CHAPTER 9 The Global Benefits of Rising Well-Being 115 Education 116 Health Status and Its Consequences 120 Participation and Connectivity 124 Summary and Nonprofit Implications 125 CHAPTER 10 Next-Gen Leaders 129 The Emerging Corporate-Nonprofit Gap Corporate Leaders 129 Nonprofit Leaders 132 Summary and Nonprofit Implications 134 PART III REQUISITE CHANGE IN THE NONPROFIT SECTOR 139 CHAPTER 11 The Globalization of Philanthropy in the United States and Abroad 141 Individual Giving to the World 141 Corporations: Giving Where the Markets Are 143 The Rising Strength of Philanthropy around the World 146 Summary and Implications 154 CHAPTER 12 The Erosion of Place 159 Migration 160 Borderless Technology 162 Summary and Implications 166 CHAPTER 13 Will Complexity Erode Trust? 171 Taxes and the Relationship with Government 171 The Views of the Public 175 Summary and Implications 180 CHAPTER 14 Programming for the Future 185 Global Health 186 States, Poverty, and Philanthropy 190 The Young and the Old 191 Summary and Implications 194 CHAPTER 15 The Arc of Philanthropic Innovation 201 The End of Definitions 201 A Complementary Resource System 202 A Word of Caution 207 Whence Passion? 208 Summary and Implications 209 PART IV STRATEGY FOR RAPID CHANGE 211 CHAPTER 16 Five Organizing Principles for Strategy amid Rapid Change 213 Maintain an Outward Line of Sight 213 Create a Culture of Evidence 214 Set Reasonable and Measurable Goals 216 Ask, Ask, Ask: How m I Doin ? 216 Attend to Brand 218 Do Not Act Alone 219 Summary and Implications 220 CHAPTER 17 The Utility of Fluid Discipline 225 Option 1: Run, Shoot, and Holler 225 Option 2: Fluid Discipline 226 Summary and Implications 238 CHAPTER 18 Indicators and Evidence: A Suggested Place to Begin 243 Categories 244 Possible Partners in Implementation 250 Summary and Implications 251 APPENDIX 1 Case Solutions 253 Case A: Plunging Resources and Community-Wide Crisis 253 Case B: Private Resource Strategies for the Long Haul 254 Case C: Private Fundraising Strategy in a Newly Open Society 254 Case D: Global Company Seeks Global Engagement 255 Case E: Public Resources and Private Outreach 256 Case F: New Leaders, New Passion, Persistent Problems 257 Case G: Strength to Strength: Partnership to Boost Engagement 257 Case H: Globalization and Social Media 258 Case I: Multichannel Pathways to Reach New Fundraising Markets 258 Case J: New Strength through Simplifying Identity 260 Case K: Communications Strategy for Shifting Demographics 261 Case L: New Institutions for New Demographics 262 Case M: New Brand Strategy amid Economic Crisis 262 Case N: Measuring Subtle Change in Diverse Organizations 263 APPENDIX 2 Self-Assessment Questionnaire 265 About the Author 269 Index 271

Product Details

  • publication date: 17/05/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781118381984
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 274
  • ID: 9781118381984
  • weight: 468
  • ISBN10: 111838198X

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