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Developing Nonprofit and Human Service Leaders: Essential Knowledge and SkillsDeveloping Nonprofit and Human Service Leaders comprehensively prepares students with the skills to successfully manage human service organizations. Authors Larry D. Watson and Richard Hoefer explore core managerial competencies tailored to the unique environment of these organizations, including administrative responsibilities, values and ethics, organizational theories, leadership, boards of directors, fundraising, supervision, research, cultural consideration, and more. This essential text of…

Developing a Learning Culture in Nonprofit OrganizationsHow can today’s nonprofits demonstrate effective use of funds? How can they motivate employees and volunteers and combat burnout and high turnover? How can they ensure that they are performing in accordance with their mission and purpose? Author Stephen J. Gill answers these questions and more in Developing a Learning Culture in Nonprofit Organizations. Filled with practical tips and tools, the book shows students and managers of human services, arts, education, civic, and environmental agencies…

Nonprofits and Their Networks: Cleaning the Waters along Mexico’s Northern BorderOn the border of the United States and Mexico, few policy issues face such acute challenges as those related to water. Border cities face an uncertain future water supply, low-income neighborhoods often lack water and sewer services, and water contamination poses a risk to the health of residents and the environment. Responses by government agencies on both sides of the border have been insufficient. Increasing economic development has mainly resulted in increasing problems. These limitations of…

Developing Nonprofit and Human Service Leaders: Essential Knowledge and Skills by Larry D. (Dan) Watson (2013-11-05)On the border of the United States and Mexico, few policy issues face such acute challenges as those related to water. Border cities face an uncertain future water supply, low-income neighborhoods often lack water and sewer services, and water contamination poses a risk to the health of residents and the environment. Responses by government agencies on both sides of the border have been insufficient. Increasing economic development has mainly resulted in increasing problems. These limitations of…

Developing Nonprofit and Human Service Leaders: Essential Knowledge and Skills by Watson, Larry D. (Dan), Hoefer, Richard (Rick) A. (Alan) (November 5, 2013) PaperbackOn the border of the United States and Mexico, few policy issues face such acute challenges as those related to water. Border cities face an uncertain future water supply, low-income neighborhoods often lack water and sewer services, and water contamination poses a risk to the health of residents and the environment. Responses by government agencies on both sides of the border have been insufficient. Increasing economic development has mainly resulted in increasing problems. These limitations of…

Developing Nonprofit and Human Service Leaders: Essential Knowledge and Skills 1st edition by Watson, Larry D. (Dan), Hoefer, Richard (Rick) A. (Alan) (2013) PaperbackOn the border of the United States and Mexico, few policy issues face such acute challenges as those related to water. Border cities face an uncertain future water supply, low-income neighborhoods often lack water and sewer services, and water contamination poses a risk to the health of residents and the environment. Responses by government agencies on both sides of the border have been insufficient. Increasing economic development has mainly resulted in increasing problems. These limitations of…

Coaching Skills for Nonprofit Managers and Leaders: Developing People to Achieve Your MissionThe only nonprofit orientation to coaching skills available, Coaching Skills for Nonprofit Leaders will provide nonprofit managers with an understanding of why and how to coach, how to initiate coaching in specific situations, how to make coaching really work, and how to refine coaching for long-term success. Coaching Skills for Nonprofit Leaders offers practical steps for coaching leaders to greatness and complements the academic and theoretical work in nonprofit leadership theory. The book c…

The Selfish Altruist: Relief Work in Famine and WarProvides an analysis of some of the most traumatic situations involving famine and war of the last two decades, helping us to understand what it takes to be an aid worker and how important humanitarian action is today. Famine and war evoke strong emotional reactions, and for most people there is a limited amount they can do. But the relief worker has to convert emotional responses into practical action and difficult choices – whom to help and how. Their own feelings have to motivate action for o…

Inside the Everyday Lives of Development Workers: The Challenges and Futures of Aidland* Explores the social and cultural worlds shaping aid workers and their development practices* Shows how aid workers in the “field” negotiate a variety of often conflicting and contradictory imperatives of the development systemMuch and warranted attention is paid to the lives of aid recipients – their household lives, saving habits, gender relations, etc. It’s held that a key to measuring the effectiveness of aid is contained in such details. Rarely, however, is the lens turned on the …

Sustainability and Human Resource Management: Developing Sustainable Business Organizations (CSR, Sustainability, Ethics & Governance)The role of HRM in developing sustainable business organizations is increasingly attracting attention. Sustainability can be used as a principle for HRM itself and the tasks of Sustainable HRM are twofold. On the one hand it fosters the conditions for individual employee sustainability and develops the ability of HRM systems to continuously attract, regenerate and develop motivated and engaged employees by making the HRM system itself sustainable. On the other hand Sustainable HRM contribu…