Managing at the Leading Edge: New Challenges in Managing Nonprofit Organizations
May 2005, Jossey-Bass
- Build capacity within their organizations
- Manage organizational performance
- Create strategic alliances, both within and outside the nonprofit sector
- Make the most of changing patterns of funding
- Develop effective, mission-focused leadership
- Strengthen governance and board performance
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1. Building Organization Capacity.
2. Managing Performance.
3. Creating Strategic Alliances.
4. Exploiting Changing Patterns of Funding.
5. Leading with Integrity.
6. Strengthening Governance.
7. Reflections of an Outsider.
Resource A: A Brief History of the Nonprofit Sector.
Resource B: People Interviewed for This Book.
Resource C: Some Comparisons with the U.K.
Resource D: The Best Reading.
--Professor James E. Austin, chairman, The Initiative on Social Enterprise, Harvard Business School
"Managing at the Leading Edge is a significant new
guidebook for leaders engaged in capacity building, collaboration,
and navigating in tenuous times."
--Frances Hesselbein, chairman and founding president, Leader to Leader Institute
"Mike Hudson takes a fresh and innovative look at nonprofit
management, and comes up with fascinating results that are
well-grounded in theory and relevant to practitioners. Looking at
management practices and developments in the United States through
a United Kingdom lens, this book is a treasure trove of
thought-provoking ideas and key insights."
--Helmut Anheier, professor, Public Policy School, University of California Los Angeles, and Centennial Professor, London School of Economics
"Managing at the Leading Edge is a terrific resource for
all those who care about the performance of nonprofit
organizations, from current nonprofit staff and board members to
students who will be tomorrow’s nonprofit leaders."
--Alan Abramson, director, Nonprofit Sector and Philanthropy Program, The Aspen Institute
"From building organizational capacity to creating strategic
alliances, Hudson highlights numerous best practices among leading
--John H. Graham IV, chief executive officer, American Diabetes Association
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