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Managing to Change the World: The Nonprofit Manager's Guide to Getting Results (Paperback)
Why getting results should be every nonprofit manager's firstpriority
A nonprofit manager's fundamental job is to get results, sustained over time, rather than boost morale or promote staffdevelopment. This is a shift from the tenor of many managementbooks, particularly in the nonprofit world. Managing to Changethe World is designed to teach new and experienced nonprofitmanagers the fundamental skills of effective management, including: managing specific tasks and broader responsibilities; setting cleargoals and holding people accountable to them; creating aresults-oriented culture; hiring, developing, and retaining a staffof superstars.
- Offers nonprofit managers a clear guide to the most effectivemanagement skills
- Shows how to address performance problems, dismiss staffers whofall short, and the right way to exercising authority
- Gives guidance for managing time wisely and offers suggestionsfor staying in sync with your boss and managing up
This important resource contains 41 resources and downloadabletools that can be implemented immediately.
About the Author
Jerry Hauser is co-founder and CEO of The Management Center, a nonprofit consulting firm. He previously served as COO of TeachFor America where he helped grow the organization from $8 millionto $38 million in annual revenue and from 3,000 to 17,000applicants annually. Jerry was an associate at McKinsey &Company and holds a J.D. from Yale Law School and a B.A. from DukeUniversity. Jerry writes and speaks extensively on nonprofitmanagement and leadership. Alison Green writes a weekly column on career andmanagement for the Money section of U.S. News & World Report'swebsite. She is also the founder of the popular Ask a Managerwebsite and blog. Alison was the communications andpublications director for two grassroots advocacy organizations andspent six years as a staff writer and campaign coordinator forPeople for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). Her writingshave been published in The Washington Post, The New York Times, andmore than 250 other newspapers.The Management Center Founded in 2006, The ManagementCenter works with nonprofit senior managers and staff, deliveringintensive one-on-one coaching and training in the fundamentals ofeffective management. The Management Center has worked with morethan 50 organizations, including the NAACP, Center for CommunityChange, Democracia USA, Media Matters for America, and the NewOrganizing Institute.