Managing at the Leading Edge

Managing at the Leading Edge

New Challenges in Managing Nonprofit Organizations

Book - 2005
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In Managing at the Leading Edge, United Kingdom'snonprofit expert Mike Hudson (a modern-day Alexis de Tocqueville)offers an outsider-looking-in guide to the management andgovernance of nonprofits in the United States. In this importantbook, he tackles three major questions: What are the leading-edgeapproaches to managing nonprofit organizations? What shouldmanagers and board members be doing differently to enhance theperformance of their organizations? How can the impact of thenonprofit sector be significantly increased? Basing his interviewson face-to-face interviews with leading nonprofit CEOs,consultants, academics, and senior managers, Hudson shows what doesand does not work in nonprofit organizations. He then distills thebest practices from these organizations into practical advice andguidance. Managing at the Leading Edge presentsHudson's thought-provoking, proven-in-practice agenda andshows nonprofit leaders how to: Build capacity within their organizations Manage organizational performance Create strategic alliances, both within and outside thenonprofit sector Make the most of changing patterns of funding Develop effective, mission-focused leadership Strengthen governance and board performance

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Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, c2005
ISBN: 9780787978068
Characteristics: xxxi, 301 p. : ill


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