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Strategic Leadership in the Public Services (Routledge Masters in Public Management)In turbulent times, strategic leadership of public services becomes ever more important. Strategic leaders are steering their organizations into a new relationship with the public, often in conditions of intensified competition between public services providers and thus the quality of leadership they offer is critical. Providing insights into useful approaches and techniques for strategic leaders, Strategic Leadership in the Public Services covers topics such as the nature of leaders and how lea…

Strategic Leadership in the Public Sector (Routledge Masters in Public Management)In good times and bad, in the different situations of renewal, crisis, and chronic resource constraints, the strategic leadership of public services is crucial. Good leaders are essential in helping the public sector to adapt and solve ‘wicked’ problems, and they are also integral to the reform and modernization of public governance.This new edition of Strategic Leadership in the Public Sector continues to provide insights into useful approaches and techniques for strategic leaders, looking …

Creating Your Strategic Plan: A Workbook for Public and Nonprofit OrganizationsCreating and Implementing Your Strategic Plan is the companion workbook to Bryson’s landmark book, Strategic Planning for Public and Nonprofit Organizations, a step-by-step guide to putting strategic planning into effect. Using revised, easy-to-understand worksheets, the authors provide clear instructions for creating a strategic plan tailored to the needs of the individual organization. With more material on stakeholder analysis, visioning, strategic issue identification, and implementation, th…

Women and Leadership: The State of Play and Strategies for ChangeWomen and Leadership brings together in one comprehensive volume preeminent scholars from a range of disciplines to address the challenges involving women and leadership. These experts explore when and how women exercise power and what stands in their way. This groundbreaking volume offers readers an informed analysis of the state of women and leadership and offers the most informed and current thinking on ·        The perils of stereotypes ·        The importance of leadership …

Strategic Planning for Public and Nonprofit Organizations: A Guide to Strengthening and Sustaining Organizational AchievementPraise for Strategic Planning for Public and Nonprofit Organizations “This is an immensely valuable resource for leaders, professionals, researchers, and other participants in public and nonprofit settings. Anyone professing competence in public and nonprofit management needs to know what Bryson says about strategic planning and management.” —Hal G. Rainey, Alumni Foundation Distinguished Professor, University of Georgia; author, Understanding and Managing Public Organizations, Fourth Edition …

Leading Forward: Successful Public Leadership Amidst Complexity, Chaos and Change (with Professional Content)Explains the four dimensions of effective leadership for leaders in the public sphere There is a wealth of advice available for corporate leaders, but little in the way of leadership guidance for those in government agencies. Leading Forward fills that gap by providing a development framework and assessment tool based on the four dimensions of effective leadership—empowerment, fairness, leaders, and supervisors. These four dimensions are critical competencies that leaders must develop in orde…

Strategic Fund Development, + WebSite: Building Profitable Relationships That LastThe completely revised and expanded edition of a fundraising classic Strategic Fund Development became an instant classic the day the first edition was released. Now in this expanded third edition, it has been revised cover-to-cover with relevant new information and useful new tools and resources. The book addresses the needs for fundraisers of every level of expertise. Experienced development officers find this an invaluable reference tool for educating their colleagues and boards. New fundrai…

The Handbook of Strategic Public Relations and Integrated CommunicationsAs the media grows more ruthless, the role of public relations has become increasingly complex and critical. Savvy businesspeople know that how a company conveys and maintains its image has never been more important­­or more challenging. The Handbook of Strategic Public Relations & Integrated Communications is the definitive guide for communications professionals. Featuring the expertise of the world’s foremost public relations and marketing authorities, it is the first book of its kind to com…

Political Polling: Strategic Information in Campaigns (Campaigning American Style)Information is crucial for candidates in political campaigns. This book, written by someone who has polled for 23 years, first focuses on the process of acquiring information during a campaign through polling. The book describes how to write questions, draw samples of voters, and conduct calling. The second major concern of the book is how to analyze results, and then interpret and present results in a way that will contribute to forming a strategy for a campaign. The book deals with the issues …

Strategic Management: An Integrated ApproachThis leading strategy text presents the complexities of strategic management through up-to-date scholarship and hands-on applications. Highly respected authors Charles Hill and Gareth Jones integrate cutting-edge research on topics including corporate performance, governance, strategic leadership, technology, and business ethics through both theory and case studies. Based on real-world practices and current thinking in the field, the tenth edition of STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT features an increased em…