Understanding Nonprofit Organizations: Governance, Leadership and Management

Editor/Author Ott, J. Steven, Dicke, Lisa A. and Meyer, C. Kenneth
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: Westview Press

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ISBN: 978-0-81-334961-9
Category: Business, Finance & Economics - Business
Image Count: 13
Book Status: Available
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Understanding Nonprofit Organizations examines the most important issues that face todays leaders and managers of nonprofit organizations through the writing of scholars, consultants, and practicing executives. It focuses on governing, leading, and managing nonprofit organizations and how such organizations differ from both the public and private sectors.

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Table of Contents

  • Tables and Figures
  • Foreword by David O. Renz
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • I Governance of Non-profit Organizations
  • Preface
  • 1. Board of Directors. - Stephen R. Block (1998)
  • 2. Applying Sarbanes-Oxley Governance Principles to Non-profit Organizations. - American Bar Association Coordinating Committee on Non-profit Governance (2005)
  • » Case Study 1: Welcome to the Board of Directors - C. Kenneth Meyer and Alison Lemke
  • » Case Study 2: Unwelcome News: Non-profit Scandal - Benjamin S. Bingle, Scot Schraufnagel, Micki Chulick, and C. Kenneth Meyer
  • II The Legal Framework (Jared C. Bennett)
  • Preface
  • 3. Organizational, Operational, and Related Tests and Doctrines… - Bruce R. Hopkins (2011)
  • 4. Evaluating the Charitable Deduction and Proposed Reforms - Roger Colinvaux, Brian Galle, and Eugene Steuerle, Urban Institute (June 2012)
  • 5. Punctilios and Non-profit Corporate Governance: A Comprehensive Look at Non-profit Directors’ Fiduciary Duties. - Thomas Lee Hazen and Lisa Love Hazen (2012)
  • » Case Study 3: Daughter Dearest: Non-profit Nepotism. - Benjamin S. Bingle and C. Kenneth Meyer
  • » Case Study 4: Conflicting Values - Carol Sipfle and C. Kenneth Meyer
  • III Strategic Leadership
  • Preface
  • 6. Executive Director - Stephen R. Block (1998)
  • 7. When No One Is in Charge: The Meaning of Shared Power - Barbara C. Crosby and John M. Bryson (2005)
  • » Case Study 5: The Downward Spiral of Founder's Hospital - C. Kenneth Meyer and Alison Lemke
  • » Case Study 6: Between a Rock and a Boulder - C. Kenneth Meyer and Don Munkers
  • IV Innovation and Capacity
  • Preface
  • 8. Taking Social Entrepreneurship Seriously - J. Gregory Dees (2007)
  • 9. Measuring the Networked Non-profit: Using Data to Change the World - Beth Kanter and Katie Delahaye Paine (2012)
  • » Case Study 7: Creative Curmudgeonry - C. Kenneth Meyer, Lance J. Noe, and Stephen Panyan
  • » Case Study 8: Introspection, Creativity, and Cloud Computing - C. Kenneth Meyer and Karen DeMello
  • V Fund Development: Generating Revenues
  • Preface
  • 10. Capacity-Building: Strategies for Successful Fundraising. - Michele T. Cole (2016)
  • 11. Analyzing the Dynamics of Funding: Reliability and Autonomy. - Jon Pratt (2004)
  • 12. Foundations - Elizabeth T. Boris (1998)
  • » Case Study 9: Ethical Considerations in Fundraising. - Carol Sipfle and C. Kenneth Meyer
  • » Case Study 10: The Selling of America - Garry L. Frank and C. Kenneth Meyer
  • VI Philanthropy in Action
  • Preface
  • 13. Philanthropic Social Ventures: A Framework and Profile of the Emerging Field… - Holona LeAnne Ochs (2012)
  • 14. Leaving Microsoft to Change the World: An Entrepreneur's Odyssey to Educate the World's Children. - John Wood (2006)
  • » Case Study 11: Growing Support Online One Meal at a Time - Alicia Schatteman, Benjamin S. Bingle, and C. Kenneth Meyer
  • » Case Study 12: Volunteer and Donor Recruitment on Social Media. - Julie Ann Read, Benjamin S. Bingle, and C. Kenneth Meyer
  • VII Contracts, Partners, and Collaborations
  • Preface
  • 15. A Manager's Guide to Choosing and Using Collaborative Networks - H. Brinton Milward and Keith G. Provan (2006)
  • 16. Paradox and Collaboration in Network Management… - Sonia M. Ospina and Angel Saz-Carranza (2010)
  • » Case Study 13: Printing, Politics, and Personal Preferences - Andrew Zalasky and C. Kenneth Meyer
  • » Case Study 14: Show Me the Money - C. Kenneth Meyer and Stacy Gibbs
  • VIII Budgets, Financial Reports, and Management Control
  • Preface
  • 17. The Underpinnings of Financial and Fiscal Operations - Dale Swoboda and Georgalu Swoboda (2008)
  • 18. Types of Non-profit Income: Financial and Cash Flow Management Considerations - Murray Dropkin and Allyson Hayden (2001)
  • » Case Study 15: Throwing the First E-Stone - C. Kenneth Meyer
  • » Case Study 16: When the Funding Stops. - Don Munkers and C. Kenneth Meyer
  • IX Managing Volunteers
  • Preface
  • 19. What Is Volunteering?… - Marc A. Musick and John Wilson (2008)
  • 20. It Ain't Natural: Toward a New (Natural) Resource Conceptualization for Volunteer Management. - Jeffrey L. Brudney and Lucas C.E.M. Meijs (2009)
  • » Case Study 17: Now You See ‘Em, Now You Don't: Volunteers and Non-profits. - Julie Ann Read, Benjamin S. Bingle, and C. Kenneth Meyer
  • » Case Study 18: Turning the Tide: Transitioning from Volunteers to Paid Staff - Julie Ann Read, Benjamin S. Bingle, and C. Kenneth Meyer
  • X Accountability and Evaluation
  • Preface
  • 21. Balancing Competing Accountability Requirements: Challenges in Performance Improvement of the Non-profit Human Services Agency… - Seok-Eun Kim (2005)
  • 22. Accountability Online: Understanding the Web-Based Accountability Practices of Non-profit Organizations… - Gregory D. Saxton and Chao Guo (2011)
  • » Case Study 19: An Awareness Campaign Gone Awry… - Benjamin S. Bingle, Amanda R. Insalaco, and C. Kenneth Meyer
  • » Case Study 20: Technology and Transparency at the Museum - Amanda R Insalaco, Benjamin S. Bingle, and C. Kenneth Meyer