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Ceos as Volunteer Leaders

Dr. Michael McAfee

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ISBN 10: 3639074874 / ISBN 13: 9783639074871
Published by VDM Verlag
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Paperback. 196 pages. Dimensions: 8.7in. x 5.9in. x 0.5in.This case study seeks to gain an understanding of the way private-sector chief executive officers (CEOs) impact a major community development initiative and to determine whether or not the initiative is positively served by CEO leadership. The case studys context is the Chicago Housing Authoritys Plan for Transformation (The Plan). The Plan represents the largest reconstruction of public housing in the nations history. The study found that the CEOs positively impacted the Plan by sharing and leveraging their time, money, intelligence, and social capital and that those CEOs had primarily social motives for participating in the Plan. Additionally, major stakeholders involved with the Plan perceived the CEOs roles as providing leadership, assisting in fundraising, setting policy, guiding the Plan, and serving as mentors. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9783639074871

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Title: Ceos as Volunteer Leaders

Publisher: VDM Verlag

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:New

Book Type: Paperback

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This case study seeks to gain an understanding of the way private-sector chief executive officers (CEOs) impact a major community development initiative and to determine whether or not the initiative is positively served by CEO leadership. The case study's context is the Chicago Housing Authority's Plan for Transformation (The Plan). The Plan represents the largest reconstruction of public housing in the nation's history. The study found that the CEOs positively impacted the Plan by sharing and leveraging their time, money, intelligence, and social capital and that those CEOs had primarily social motives for participating in the Plan. Additionally, major stakeholders involved with the Plan perceived the CEO's roles as providing leadership, assisting in fundraising, setting policy, guiding the Plan, and serving as mentors.

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Dr. McAfee earned his Doctor of Education in Human and Organizational Learning from The George Washington University. His participation in public/private partnerships has resulted in the creation of more than 3,000 units of affordable housing and 5,000 jobs and ensuring that more than 100,000 families receive social services.

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