Managing and Leading Nonprofit Organizations

Managing and Leading Nonprofit Organizations

A Framework For Success
1. Aufl.

von: Paul L. Dann

19,99 €

Verlag: Wiley
Format: EPUB
Veröffentl.: 19.01.2022
ISBN/EAN: 9781119818540
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 272

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<p><b>Practical strategies for ensuring leadership success within nonprofit organizations</b> <p>In <i>Managing and Leading Nonprofit Organizations: A Framework For Success</i>, veteran senior leader and CEO Paul L. Dann, PhD, draws on over 30 years of developing and advancing nonprofits to walk you through practical strategies that support success as a nonprofit leader. The book is filled with universally applicable examples of how to implement its leadership techniques. <p>Leaders working in a variety of sectors will benefit from the author’s careful balance of theory and practice. In the book, they’ll also find: <ul> <li>How to choose a leadership style that suits your personality, the people you work with, and your organization</li> <li>How to engage in the co-creation of leadership through generative leadership practice, including the development of an organizational philosophy, practice, and structure</li> <li>How to manage employee performance and engagement and how to choose successful management systems to leverage success</li> </ul> <p>Ideal for practicing and aspiring nonprofit organization managers, board members, and directors, <i>Managing and Leading Nonprofit Organizations: A Framework For Success</i> is an indispensable, one-stop resource for the development and deployment of leadership skills in challenging as well as complex nonprofit environments.
<p>Chapter 1 Introduction and purpose of this book 6</p> <p>Chapter 2 Leadership as Practice     15</p> <p>First Practice Perspective: Being Anti-Gravitational     17</p> <p>Second Practice Perspective: The Long View   18</p> <p>Third Practice Perspective: It is the Journey Not the Destination           20</p> <p>Fourth Practice Perspective: Leverage Serendipity        21</p> <p>Fifth Practice Perspective: Use a Compass Not a Road Map      22</p> <p>Sixth Practice Perspective: Awareness 23</p> <p>Seventh Practice Perspective: Address Inner Pressures  24</p> <p>Eighth Practice Perspective: Hero Leadership vs Leading Heroes           26</p> <p>Strategies for Developing Leadership Practice 28</p> <p>Opportunity and Engagement  28</p> <p>Become an Advocate for Leadership Development Practice      31</p> <p>Find a Mentor 32</p> <p>Sharpen Your Saw      34</p> <p>Chapter 3- Choosing a Leadership Style    37</p> <p>Transactional Leadership         38</p> <p>Transformational Leadership   39</p> <p>Charismatic Leadership           40</p> <p>Quiet Leadership        40</p> <p>Situational Leadership 41</p> <p>Servant Leadership     42</p> <p>Emergent Thought in Leadership Practice        53</p> <p>A Classic Frame         55</p> <p>Chapter 4 Creating Positive Organizational Culture      63</p> <p>A Well-Kept Secret    63</p> <p>Understanding Organizational Culture 65</p> <p>The role of Mission, Values, and Vision           68</p> <p>The Power of Norms   72</p> <p><b>Chapter 5  Leadership Development in Action- the Generative Leadership</b> Advantage        86</p> <p>Core Elements of Generative Leadership Practice         89</p> <p>Expectations  90</p> <p>Communication and Feedback 91</p> <p>Leadership Attributes 92</p> <p>Trust  93</p> <p>Risk Taking    95</p> <p>Opportunity   97</p> <p>Related Subthemes     98</p> <p>Having Voice 99</p> <p>Commitment  100</p> <p>Perceived Need to Act 101</p> <p>Organizational Philosophy and Practice           101</p> <p>Role Modeling            102</p> <p>Shared Beliefs and Values       102</p> <p>Structure        102</p> <p>Chapter 6 Performance Management and Employee Engagement      109</p> <p>Employee Engagement           110</p> <p>Performance Management      113</p> <p>Supervision    116</p> <p>Summing It All Up     119</p> <p>Chapter 7 Synergy and Management Systems      122</p> <p>Core Principles for Effective Systems  124</p> <p>Mission Centered       124</p> <p>Aligned with the Vision of the Organization     124</p> <p>Support the Key Values and Beliefs     125</p> <p>Maintaining both Efficacy and Efficiency         126</p> <p>Building the “We”      127</p> <p>Meaning Making        128</p> <p>Specific Systems           131</p> <p>System One - Communication Practices           131</p> <p>System Two - Meetings          136</p> <p>System Three - Continuous Quality Improvement Practices      139</p> <p>System Four -Professional Development          143</p> <p>System Five - Retreats and Events       146</p> <p>System Six - Financial Management Practices  147</p> <p>Chapter 8 Effective Change Management  152</p> <p>Types of Change        153</p> <p>Five Core Elements Impacting Change 156</p> <p>Models for Pursuing Organizational Change    158</p> <p>Resistance to Change  161</p> <p>Strategic planning.     166</p> <p>Chapter 9 Effectively Managing Conflict   173</p> <p>Communication and Conflict   175</p> <p>Core Values, Culture and Conflict       176</p> <p>Leadership and Conflict          179</p> <p>Conflict Management Strategies          181</p> <p>Chapter 10         Working with your Team 183</p> <p>Leadership Strategies for Effective Teams        184</p> <p>Self Reflection – Your Supervisory Style         184</p> <p>Building Awareness at the Team and Individual Level  185</p> <p>Get the right people in the right place   192</p> <p>Allow for ownership   193</p> <p>Support in the right amount at the right time    194</p> <p>The Right Tools and Training  195</p> <p>Build the team’s Culture         197</p> <p>Celebrate and Recognize the Right People        202</p> <p>Chapter 11         Strategic Alliances 205</p> <p>Types of Strategic Alliances    205</p> <p>Key points     214</p> <p>Chapter 12         From Theory to Practice, Bringing it all Together.  219</p> <p>References         231</p> <p>Appendices        237</p> <p>Mindfulness Exercises 237</p> <p>Leadership Practice Perspective Assessment Tool         239</p> <p>Servant Leadership Assessment Tool   241</p> <p>Generative Leadership© questionnaire 243</p> <p>Generative Leadership Questionnaire Scoring Sheet     247</p> <p>Performance Management Assessment 250</p> <p>System Assessment Tool-        252</p> <p>Conflict Management Strategies Tool  253</p> <p>JoHari Window Team Assessment Tool           255</p> Index
<p><b>Paul L. Dann, PhD,</b> is Executive Director of NFI North, a nonprofit mental health and human services agency providing care to children, youth, families, and adults throughout New Hampshire and Maine. He is a faculty member in the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire.</p>
<p>Filled with practical, applicable strategies for successfully leading nonprofit organizations,<I> Managing and Leading Nonprofit Organizations: A Framework For Success </I>is a one-stop resource for nonprofit board members, managers, founders, employees, and other leaders seeking to take their nonprofit to the next level.</P> <P>The book reveals the power of thoughtfully articulated leadership practice at the individual, team, and organizational level. It allows the reader to develop and refine their ability to lead others in the nonprofit and public context, using practical strategies, universally applicable examples, and useful leadership tools. It perfectly balances simple and straightforward techniques that can be immediately applied to any organizational environment with more complex and nuanced material for more experienced practitioners. <P><I>Managing and Leading Nonprofit</I> Organizations explores a variety of leadership models—including transactional, transformational, charismatic, quiet, situational, and servant leadership—and ways to create and maintain a positive organizational culture. It also includes effective methods for performance management, employee engagement, and supervision. <P>Sections on change and conflict management are well-suited to leaders in a nonprofit industry that is always rapidly transforming and reinventing itself, and practical strategies for working with a team are useful for practitioners of any leadership style. <P>The book is written to help nonprofit leaders avoid the most common pitfalls, and engage with the most effective strategies, in nonprofit and public organization leadership. It provides a complete leadership toolbox for both novice and experienced leaders attempting to guide a nonprofit through the 21st century. <P><I>Managing and Leading Nonprofit </I>Organizations belongs on the bookshelves of managers, executives, board members, directors, department heads, and other leaders of nonprofit and public organizations everywhere.
<P><B>A hands-on, how-to guide to nonprofit leadership and management</B> <P>In<I> Managing and Leading Nonprofit Organizations: A Framework For Success,</I> veteran nonprofit director and educator Dr. Paul Dann delivers a practical roadmap to managing and leading a nonprofit or public organization. It’s packed with concrete strategies and immediately applicable techniques for managers, founders, directors, employees, and other leaders who seek to improve and grow their organizations. <P>The book explores a variety of leadership styles, including transactional, transformational, charismatic, quiet, situational, and servant leadership, as well as techniques for building and maintaining a positive and ethical organizational culture. Readers will find ways to avoid the most common nonprofit leadership pitfalls and mistakes, as well as tools to help them engage with their teams and produce results. <p>The author presents effective strategies to manage the performance of team members, reduce employee and colleague conflict, and supervise others. He delivers a balanced combination of straightforward techniques ideal for immediate application by novice leaders and more advanced methods that will be of interest to experienced nonprofit managers. <p><i>Managing and Leading Nonprofit Organizations </i>is an invaluable resource for any nonprofit leader looking for a hands-on guide informed by decades of real-world leadership experience.

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