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Publisher Comments:

Well-grounded in theory, research, and practice, Improving Leadership in Nonprofit Organizations is a comprehensive resource that goes beyond traditional nonprofit management theory to offer the latest in cutting-edge thought on leadership for nonprofit organizations. The book offers a wealth of new directions and ideas for leadership and features chapters written by such well-known experts as Frances Hesselbein, Stephen Dobbs, Florence Green, and Jay Conger. Improving Leadership in Nonprofit Organizations discusses the most compelling leadership challenges and issues for nonprofit organizations and
  • Shows that transformational leaders of nonprofits lead more effective organizations
  • Includes a comparison of highly functioning for-profit boards with boards of nonprofit organizations
  • Provides an analysis of dysfunctional boards
  • Discusses for-profit "organizations of hope" that provide important leadership for social change and responsibility
  • Suggests strategies for managing and motivating a volunteer workforce
  • Presents a model for leading nonprofit projects
  • Offers a valuable model for program evaluation in nonprofit organizations
  • Considers the ongoing development of nonprofit leaders
  • Includes strategies to develop leadership capacity

Improving Leadership in Nonprofit Organizations is based on the twelfth annual Kravis-de Roulet Leadership Conference at Claremont McKenna College. The conference focused on improving leadership in nonprofit organizations and brought together leadership scholars, experts in nonprofit issues, and nonprofit leaders to share cutting-edge thoughts and insights on nonprofit leadership.

About the Author

Ronald E. Riggio is the Henry R. Kravis Professor of Leadership and Organizational Psychology and director of the Kravis Leadership Institute at Claremont McKenna College. He is the author of numerous books on the topic of leadership.

Sarah Smith Orr is president of Smith Orr & Associates in Pasadena, California. She is a consultant and coach for executives and organizations with a specialty in nonprofit leadership and for men and women making a passage through a life transition.

Table of Contents

Tables, Figures, and Exhibits xi

Foreword xiii

Jack Shakely

Preface xvii

The Kravis Leadership Institute xxi

The Authors xxiii

PART ONE: CHALLENGES FOR NONPROFIT LEADERS 1

1 Future Challenges for Nonprofit Organizations 3

Frances Hesselbein

2 Some Thoughts About Nonprofit Leadership 10

Stephen Mark Dobbs

3 Ten Things Nonprofits Must Do in the Twenty-First Century 19

Florence L. Green

PART TWO: A FOCUS ON THE NONPROFIT LEADER 37

4 Missionary Leadership: Harnessing the Power of the Mission 39

K. M. Thiagarajan

5 Transformational Leadership in Nonprofit Organizations 49

Ronald E. Riggio, Bernard M. Bass, Sarah Smith Orr

6 The Ethical Challenges of Nonprofit Leaders 63

Joanne B. Ciulla

7 Managerial Pay in Nonprofit and For-Profit Corporations 76

Kevin F. Hallock

8 Succession and Its Discontents: The Perils and Promise of Change 102

Georgia Sorenson

PART THREE: BOARD LEADERSHIP 117

9 Transforming Nonprofit Boards: Lessons from the World of Corporate Governance 119

Jay A. Conger

10 Last Things First—Theories and Realities: A Perspective on Nonprofit Leadership 131

Susan M. Scribner

PART FOUR: A FOCUS ON THE NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION 149

11 Organizations of Hope: Leading the Way to Transformation, Social Action, and Profitability 151

Gill Robinson Hickman

12 Volunteers and Volunteer Organizations: Theoretical Perspectives and Practical Concerns 163

Mark Snyder, Allen M. Omoto

13 Leadership, Social Work, and Virtual Teams: The Relative Influence of Vertical Versus Shared Leadership in the Nonprofit Sector 180

Craig L. Pearce, Youngjin Yoo, Maryam Alavi

PART FIVE: NONPROFIT LEADERSHIP TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES 205

14 Leadership of the Nonprofit Strategy Development Process 207

Thomas J. Reynolds

15 A Leadership Model for Nonprofit Projects 219

Victor Sohmen

16 Using Professional Evaluation to Improve the Effectiveness of Nonprofit Organizations 234

Stewart I. Donaldson

17 Leadership Assessment and Development: Recommendations for a New Assessment Model 252

Paul M. Arsenault

Conclusion: Soul-Based Leadership: The Confluence of Ideals, Concepts, and Action 267

Sarah Smith Orr

Name Index 279

Subject Index 283

Product Details

ISBN:
9780470401798
Author:
Riggio
Publisher:
Jossey-Bass
Author:
Kravis Leade
Author:
Shakely, Jack
Author:
rship Institute
Author:
Smith Orr, Orr
Author:
Orr, Sarah Smith
Author:
Kravis Leadership Institute
Author:
Smith Orr, Sarah
Author:
Riggio, Ronald E.
Subject:
Nonprofit Organizations & Charities
Subject:
Leadership
Subject:
Nonprofit organizations
Subject:
Non-Profit Organizations / Management Leadership
Subject:
Business-Nonprofit
Copyright:
Series:
J-B Us Non-Franchise Leadership
Series Volume:
209
Publication Date:
20040116
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
235 x 191 x 17 mm 19.8 oz

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