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Welcome To The Board

Author : Fisher Howe
ISBN : IND:30000044775306
Genre : Business & Economics
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In easy-to-understand language, Howe answers the most common questions and concerns of prospective board members, and details their rights, obligations, and liabilities. Drawing on a lifetime of experience on nonprofit boards, Howe details the seven key responsibilities of a nonprofit board member--including how to go about the process of approving the mission, long-range planning, fundraising, and selecting and evaluating a chief executive. Additionally, Howe explores the leadership role each board member must assume if their organization is to excel.

Igniting The Power Of Community

Author : Paul A. Gaist
ISBN : 0387981578
Genre : Medical
File Size : 66. 28 MB
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Igniting the Power of Community: The Role of CBOs and NGOs in Global Public Health introduces readers to the pursuit and potential of community-based organizations and nongovernmental organizations to transform global public health. At a time of unprecedented challenges, economic crises, social inequalities, environmental stressors, emerging health threats, these organizations are initiating and driving change, often being the first to call attention to the issues and increasingly forging significant and sustainable solutions. Through concrete examples, success stories, and cautionary tales from experienced practitioners, Igniting the Power of Community demonstrates why understanding the roles of the diverse organizations of this sector is vital to anyone concerned with improving health and public health today. This forward-thinking book explains how citizen sector organizations work, their immediate and long term impact on public health, and the key players and business dynamics involved. With an emphasis on innovative approaches, it provides an "insiders view" into practical considerations regarding organizational structure, financing, and operations. A sampling of the coverage: The new era of social entrepreneurship and philanthropy Sustainability in international public health NGOs Front-line perspectives from both well-established and grassroots CBOs Faith-based organizations and public health NGOs and the military: evolving relationships in conflict and disaster zones Understanding the environmental health movement and its impact Project YEAH: a youth AIDS organizations story. Whether you are involved in clinical care, health research, public health programs, or policy development and implementation, this book provides key insights and skills, and will serve as an invaluable resource in working most effectively with and within these dynamic organizations. body>

Extraordinary Board Leadership The Keys To High Impact Governing

Author : Doug Eadie
ISBN : 9781449667757
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 67. 84 MB
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Many nonprofits never take full advantage of their board members. Extraordinary Board Leadership: The Keys to Governing deals with an incredibly important topic – “high-impact governing” – which is at the heart not only of a nonprofit’s effectiveness, but also the key to a positive, productive, and enduring board-CEO partnership. This text offers practical, hands-on guidance, which is based on in-depth real-life experience and can be put to immediate use. It goes beyond the old-fashioned “policy governance” approach – beyond the rules – in dealing with the board-CEO-executive staff partnership. The 2nd edition of this successful book includes more case studies and new information aimed at public governing bodies, as well as more tables and charts to accompany a fresh new text design.

Extraordinary Board Leadership

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ISBN : 9781449658861
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The Handbook For Working With Difficult Groups

Author : Sandy Schuman
ISBN : 9780470190388
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 20. 96 MB
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Praise for The Handbook for Working with Difficult Groups "Beginning with a conceptual framework useful to understand effective group functioning, The Handbook for Working with Difficult Groups continues with twenty chapters, each describing a common challenge a facilitator can face, examining the research available to understand the difficulty, and then offering pragmatic interventions a facilitator can use to deal with this challenge. A must-read for any group facilitator."?David Straus, founder, Interaction Associates "If you're looking for ways to make your team more productive, you'll find golden nuggets written just for your situation in The Handbook for Working With Difficult Groups. A compendium of research and sage advice, this book offers experienced insights into how to transform seemingly dysfunctional groups and avoid obstacles before you hit them. Should be in the library of any leader or facilitator!"?Tammy Adams, CPF, president, Chaosity LLC "This fine book contains a rich diversity of case studies, approaches and wise counsel from leading practitioners working with groups. It will help you to understand and facilitate effectively in even the most difficult situations."?Dale Hunter, author, The Art of Facilitation: The Essentials for Leading Great Meetings and Creating Group Synergy "Whether you are a facilitator, leader, or member of a group, you will gain surprising insights into why a group is difficult, and more importantly, how to recognize the cause of the difficulty and how to develop an effective response to move the group forward."?Gary Rush, CPF, president, MGR Consulting; chair, International Association of Facilitators (IAF)

Advancing Philanthropy

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ISBN : UVA:X006162782
Genre : Fund raising
File Size : 53. 74 MB
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The Board Member S Guide To Strategic Planning

Author : Fisher Howe
ISBN : UOM:39015040036694
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 90. 46 MB
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Fisher Howe's enthusiasm, insight, and ability to clearly articulate the whats and hows of effective strategic planning provides the reader with the tools to strenghten governance and manage effectively, which leads to results. --Lawrence W. Reger, president, National Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Property Howe's practical, no-nonsense approach demystifies the often intimidating planning process, showing why it is essential and providing detailed instructions for successful execution. Presenting illustrative examples and straightforward action steps, Howe guides board members through each critical step, from preparing and conducting the planning to production of strategic and operational plans. A quick, compact guide for busy nonprofit board members by a veteran board member and sought-after consultant to non-profits.

West S Legal Forms

Author : West Group
ISBN : STANFORD:36105063686096
Genre : Law
File Size : 71. 6 MB
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Consultants And Consulting Organizations Directory

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ISBN : 0787679453
Genre : Business consultants
File Size : 73. 42 MB
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The Nonprofit Manager S Resource Directory

Author : Ronald A. Landskroner
ISBN : 0471392421
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 38. 33 MB
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An essential resource for the nonprofit industry The Nonprofit Manager's Resource Directory is a comprehensive listing of resources nonprofits need-and need to know about-to keep their organizations running. With over 3,000 entries, the Directory lists trade associations, publications, online sites, nonprofit-oriented products, and service providers. Its extensive, cross-referenced index allows users to find information basic to managing a nonprofit, including assessment and evaluation, financial management, governance, human resource management, information technology, legal issues, professional and resource development, volunteerism, and international information. Cross-referenced to this is a breakdown by section detailing the type of information provided, including names of providers of products and services, support and advocacy organizations, periodicals, and publications. The CD-ROM version will have a searchable database offering fingertip access to the Directory's listings.

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