Strategic Management for Nonprofit Organizations by Roger CourtneyStrategic Management for Nonprofit Organizations by Roger Courtney

Strategic Management for Nonprofit Organizations

byRoger CourtneyEditorRoger Courtney

Paperback | January 24, 2002

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The voluntary nonprofit sector is now involved in all aspects of people's lives. The management of such organizations has never been of more interest than it is now, and the sector as a whole is in a period of great change. Well-meaning amateurs are being replaced by highly committed and professional leaders, and one in every six employees in the service sector is now working in the voluntary sector. In this shifting climate, this enlightening book questions whether voluntary organizations should now be more business-like.

Helpful features of the text include:

* chapter introduction and summaries
* boxed features (including examples of mission statements, value statements and the strategy planning pyramid)
* detailed case-studies of nonprofit organizations (covering strategic issues, strategic planning processes and examples of the use of particular techniques)
* review and discussion questions
* extensive bibliography.

Presenting a unique insight into the theory and practice of strategic management for voluntary nonprofit organizations, this book will be of great interest to both practitioners and students of voluntary sector management.

Roger Courtney is a consultant with his own consultancy firm,Courtney Consulting, in Northern Ireland. He has a wealth of managerial experience within the non-profit sector.
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Title:Strategic Management for Nonprofit OrganizationsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.7 inPublished:January 24, 2002Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415250242

ISBN - 13:9780415250245

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"Cogent, authoritative and very readable - superior to most of the management piffle publishers persistently produce.."
-Times Higher Education Supplement
"This book is...an interesting, insightful, and also useful collection literature-based reflections on the different aspects of NPO strategic management."
-Marc Jegers