The Jossey-Bass Handbook of Nonprofit Leadership and Management (Essential Texts for Nonprofit and Public Leadership and Management 4th Edition)

The Jossey-Bass Handbook of Nonprofit Leadership and Management (Essential Texts for Nonprofit and Public Leadership and Management 4th Edition)

By: David O. Renz (author)Hardback

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The go-to nonprofit handbook, updated and expanded for today's leader The Jossey-Bass Handbook of Nonprofit Leadership and Management is the bestselling professional reference and leading text on the functions, processes, and strategies that are integral to the effective leadership and management of nonprofit and nongovernmental organizations. Now in its fourth edition, this handbook presents the most current research, theory, and practice in the field of nonprofit leadership and management. This practical, relevant guide is invaluable to the effective practice of nonprofit leadership and management, with expanded attention to accountability, transparency, and organizational effectiveness. It also extensively covers the practice of social entrepreneurship, presented via an integrative perspective that helps the reader make practical sense of how to bring it all together. Nonprofit organizations present unique opportunities and challenges for meeting the needs of societies and their communities, yet nonprofit management is more complex and challenging than ever. This Handbook provides a framework to help you lead and manage efficiently and effectively in this new environment. Building on solid current scholarship, the handbook provides candid, practical guidance from nationally-recognized leaders who share their insights on: * The relationship between board performance and organizational effectiveness * Managing internal and external stakeholder relationships * Financial viability and sustainability and how to enhance both for the long term * Strategies to successfully attract, retain, and mobilize the very best of staff and volunteers The fourth edition of the handbook also includes content relevant to associations and membership organizations. The content of the handbook is supplemented and enriched by an extensive set of online supplements and tools, including reading lists, web references, checklists, PowerPoint slides, discussion guides, and sample exams. Running your nonprofit or nongovernmental organization effectively in today's complex and challenging environment demands more knowledge and skill than ever, deployed in a thoughtful and pragmatic way. Grounded in the most useful modern scholarship and theory, and explained from the perspective of effective practice, The Jossey-Bass Handbook of Nonprofit Leadership and Management is a pivotal resource for successful nonprofit leaders in these turbulent times.

About Author

THE EDITOR DAVID O. RENZ is the Beth K. Smith/Missouri Chair in Nonprofit Leadership and the Director of the Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership, a leadership development and research center at the Henry W. Bloch School of Business and Public Administration at the University of Missouri, Kansas City.


Figures, Tables, and Exhibits ix The Contributors xiii The Editor xxv Introduction to the Fourth Edition xxvii David O. Renz PART ONE: THE CONTEXT AND INSTITUTIONAL SETTING OF THE NONPROFIT SECTOR 1 1 Historical Perspectives on Nonprofit Organizations in the United States 3 Peter Dobkin Hall 2 The Legal Framework of the Nonprofit Sector in the United States 43 Bruce R. Hopkins and Virginia C. Gross 3 The Changing Context of Nonprofit Management in the United States 80 Brent Never 4 The Many Faces of Nonprofit Accountability 102 Alnoor Ebrahim PART TWO: LEADING AND GOVERNING NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS 125 5 Leadership, Governance, and the Work of the Board 127 David O. Renz 6 Executive Leadership 167 Robert D. Herman 7 Ethical Nonprofit Management: Core Values and Key Practices 188 Thomas H. Jeavons 8 Strategic Management 217 William A. Brown 9 Strategic Planning and the Strategy Change Cycle 240 John M. Bryson 10 Understanding Nonprofit Effectiveness 274 David O. Renz and Robert D. Herman PART THREE: MANAGING NONPROFIT OPERATIONS 293 11 Social Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation 295 Matthew T. A. Nash 12 Social Enterprise and Nonprofit Ventures 334 Scott T. Helm 13 Marketing for Nonprofit Organizations 366 Brenda Gainer 14 Advocacy, Lobbying, and Social Change 396 Marcia A. Avner 15 Value Creation Through Collaboration 427 James E. Austin and M. May Seitanidi 16 Outcome Assessment and Program Evaluation 444 John Clayton Thomas PART FOUR: DEVELOPING AND MANAGING NONPROFIT FINANCIAL RESOURCES 475 17 Financial Leadership in Nonprofit Organizations 477 Jeanne Bell and Shannon Ellis 18 Philanthropy and Fundraising: The Comprehensive Development Program 488 Sarah K. Nathan and Eugene R. Tempel 19 Nonprofit Finance: Developing Nonprofit Resources 509 Dennis R. Young and Jung-In Soh 20 Managing the Challenges of Government Contracts 536 Stephen Rathgeb Smith 21 Tools and Techniques of Nonprofit Financial Management 564 Woods Bowman PART FIVE: LEADING AND MANAGING PEOPLE IN NONPROFITS 595 22 Effective Human Resource Management: Nonprofit Staffing for the Future 597 Mary R. Watson and Rikki Abzug 23 Compensation: Total Rewards Programs in Nonprofit Organizations 639 Nancy E. Day 24 Designing and Managing Volunteer Programs 688 Jeffrey L. Brudney Conclusion: The Future of Nonprofit Leadership and Management 734 David O. Renz Name Index 747 Subject Index 757

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781118852965
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 816
  • ID: 9781118852965
  • weight: 1448
  • ISBN10: 1118852966
  • edition: 4th Edition

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