Mission Based Management : Leading Your Not for Profit into the 21st Century

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Mission-Based Management

Leading Your Not-for-Profit into the 21ST Century

By Peter C. Brinckerhoff

Mission-Based Management is the one book that every leader of a not-for-profit organization will want to have. It will provide benefits you can put to work immediately to help your organization and to make your job more satisfying and productive.

Here is what others say:

"I have worked with Peter Brinckerhoff on how to lead organizations using his excellent management techniques. His insights are marvelous. Mission-Based Management will be a terrific resource."—Sue Suter, former Commissioner, Rehabilitation Services Commission, U.S. Department of Education, Board Member, World Institute of Disabilities, and Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities

"Brinckerhoff demonstrates remarkable insight into the needs, functions, and output of not-for-profit agencies. He is uniquely practical and pointed with his recommendations based upon institutional missions. I find Brinckerhoff's comments of immense help in achieving our mission here."—Thomas A. Mackey, RNC, PhD, Clinical Director, University of Texas Nursing Services and Employee Health Services

"At last, a book by Peter Brinckerhoff! Mission-Based Management will serve as a reference and guide for not-for-profit administrators who do not have the luxury of consulting Peter on a daily basis to access his sage advice and keen insights. He has consistently found fresh, innovative, but logical resolutions for our seemingly insurmountable problems."—W. Winfield McChord, Jr., Executive Director, The American School for the Deaf

Mission-Based Management

Leading Your Not-for-Profit into the 21ST Century

Mission-Based Management is the definitive text for the leaders of not-for-profit organizations.

You will learn:

  • Nine key characteristics of a successful not-for-profit
  • Six basic tenets of successfully managing staff
  • Nine policy controls that let you sleep at night
  • Five keys to recruiting and retain the board members you want
  • Seven future trends sure to impact not-for-profits over the coming years
  • Five characteristics an organization must have to be financially empowered
  • Ten biggest mistakes not-for-profits make in planning and much, much more in 15 jam-packed chapters.

Peter C. Brinckerhoff, noted consultant to not-for-profits, not only tells how and why—he also gives examples and practical hands-on techniques you can use immediately.

Mission-Based Management is the essential guide and a comprehensive reference for the management of not-for-profit organizations. You will turn to this book again and again.

Peter is the author of two award-winning books, Mission-Based Management and Financial Empowerment, also published by Wiley. His newest book, Mission-Based Marketing, was released in September 1997. Peter's books are used as the core texts in over 50 graduate and undergraduate university programs in nonprofit management. Peter's articles have been published in Advancing Philanthropy, NonProfit World, Strategic Governance, The Journal of Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Marketing, Communications, and The Grantsmanship Center News.

Peter received his Bachelor's Degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his Master's of Public Health Administration from Tulane. He is a former VISTA Volunteer, and has served as a staff member, Executive Director, board member, and volunteer for numerous local, state, and national not-for-profits. Peter lives in Springfield, Illinois with his wife Chris and their three children, Ben, Adam, and Caitlin.

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Today's nonprofit managers must juggle many responsibilities, including meeting the changing needs of the community, securing the funding to make ends meet, and responding to the often conflicting demands of founders, clientele, staff, and trustees. This core volume in the widely respected Mission-Based Management Series, provides a comprehensive plan for successfully meeting all of these challenges, all the while, remaining true to the overall mission of the organization.

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Mission-Based Management Leading Your Not-For-Profit Into the 21st Century Mission-Based Management is the definitive text for the leaders of not-for-profit organizations. You will learn: Nine key characteristics of a successful not-for-profit Six basic tenets of successfully managing staff Nine policy controls that let you sleep at night Five keys to recruiting and retaining the board members you want Seven future trends sure to impact not-for-profits over the coming years Five characteristics an organization must have to be financially empowered Ten biggest mistakes not-for-profits make in planning and much, much more in 15 jampacked chapters. Peter C. Brinckerhoff, noted consultant to not-for-profits, not only tells how and why — he also gives examples and practical hands-on techniques you can use immediately. Mission-Based Management is the essential guide and a comprehensive reference for the management of not-for-profit organizations. You will turn to this book again and again.

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