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Culture Suck: How a Bad Ethical Culture Can Doom a Good Nonprofit by Paul Sturm

Culture Suck: How a Bad Ethical Culture Can Doom a Good Nonprofit
by Paul Sturm

Nonprofit culture is not a “soft” component of an organization; it is the final word, the informer of action or inaction. When it has been left victim to inattention, it can wreak havoc by creating... (continued)

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The Two-Hour Financial Management Assessment

The updated 2016 version includes hyperlinked text for easier access to information. The guide provides detailed checklists and sample policies and procedures for developing comprehensive financial controls, including board oversight.

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The Hour Series of Guides for Nonprofit Management (17 guides)

The 2016 version Includes all 17 guides in the Hour Series, with hyperlinked text so it is easier to locate information. The guides cover all aspects of nonprofit management. Almost 400 pages of templates, sample policies, procedures and practical tips. The guides are also available as individual downloads.

$108.00
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Powered By Pro Bono: The Nonprofits Step-by-Step Guide to Scoping, Securing, Managing, and Scaling Pro Bono Resources

This essential resource offers the much-needed tools and a framework for implementing a pro bono program within a nonprofit organization. The book is based on the author's national research and profiles eight distinct models of pro bono service. The... (continued)

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Expanding Impact: Integrating Coaching into Training and Consulting Engagements

Presentation and materials by Marissa Tirona, Senior Project Director, CompassPoint Nonprofit Services and Mohan Sikka, Managing Director, Community Resource Exchange. Presentation from the 2013 Alliance for Nonprofit Management National Conference.

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Revealing Organizational Culture: Essential Knowledge to Facilitate Change

From the 2013 National Conference of the Alliance for Nonprofit Management. Presentation and materials by Denice R. Hinden, Managance Consulting and Paul Sturm, Baltimore Nonprofit Leaders Circles.

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Translation Please! Adapting Evidence-Based Practices to Rural and Frontier Communities

Presentation by Lisa Jimenez, The Center for Rural Capacity Building. From the 2013 Alliance for Nonprofit Management National Conference.

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Making Shared Leadership Work: 5 Steps to Mastering Collaboration

Presentation by Deborah Pruitt, Ph.D. of Group Alchemy Consulting from the Alliance for Nonprofit Management's 2013 National Conference

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The Seven Rules of Successful Collaboration

This groundbreaking article is based on Paul Sturm's many years as a nonprofit practitioner and capacity-builder -- including his tenure as Executive Director/founder of an organization that created and sustained a "culture of collaboration."

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The Nonprofit Social Media Decision Guide

Created in partnership with the New Organizing Institute, this guide walks you through a step-by-step process to decide what social media channels make sense for your organization via a workbook, guide, and the results of more than six months of research. Through the included Consultant Directory, you can find a professional to... (continued)

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Next Shift: Beyond the Nonprofit Leadership Crisis

This report, published in conjunction with the Annie E. Casey Foundation, takes a broader look at the issue of generational change and presents different frames and solutions that move us beyond the “crisis” view of leadership transition and expansion.

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Leadership Development and Leadership Change

In partnership with several other organizations, the Building Movement Project surveyed over 30 organizations about their leadership development practices and conducted 15 interviews with staff members of social change organizations to explore the ways they develop organizational leadership and the impact on leadership transition.

http://www.buildingmovement.org/blog/entry/138?news/entry/138

Taggedtransitiongenerationorganizational leadershipgeneration shiftpeople of colorleaders of colorleadershipleadership developmentexecutive

Evaluation Capacity Diagnostic Tool

This Evaluation Capacity Diagnostic Tool is designed to help organizations assess their readiness to take on many types of evaluation activities. It captures information on organizational context and the evaluation experience of staff and can be used in various ways.

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FIO PARTNERS ASSESSMENT TOOL: Management System Indicators: Complete Set

The purpose of this tool is to allow a group of organization members to examine aspects of the organization’s functioning in some depth and to guide that discussion to the Key Tasks and Indicators most relevant to its current needs. The tool is most useful as a contribution to the assessment of... (continued)

$60.00
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A FIO PARTNERS PERSPECTIVE: Systems Participation: A New Performance Criteria for Nonprofit Organizations

This article addresses the importance of systems participation and encourages the sector to consider systems redesign… specifically the promulgation of consumer centric services as the driving force for systems change.

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A FIO PARTNERS PERSPECTIVE: Our Model of Strategic Management for Nonprofit Organizations

This article describes FIO Partners model of strategic management that defines the four key management tasks as: (1)consensus on vision, mission, values and agreement on strategic management tasks; (2)designing or redesigning the organization’s core; (3)safeguarding and... (continued)

Taggedstrategic managementadministrativeconsultantmanagementoperations / infrastructureexecutiveedconsulting

A FIO PARTNERS PERSPECTIVE: Funders of the Nonprofit Sector as Learning Organizations

Funders have the ability to recognize performance gaps in nonprofits. This article explores how this characteristic leads to a responsibility to learn from their practice, including consciously and purposefully look for what has been learned, capturing it, discussing it broadly with... (continued)

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A FIO PARTNERS PERSPECTIVE: Developing a Model of Executive Director Performance Appraisal

In challenging times, Board of Directors may be struggling with how best to evaluate the Executive Director. This article provides a review of five possible models for Executive Director performance appraisal.

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A FIO PARTNERS PERSPECTIVE: Client Centered Models: Implications for Management

This article discusses how the involvement of consumers in all aspects of service delivery and service design and the creation of systems of care are among the most promising contributions to service effectiveness of our generation – and what the implies for the management of health and... (continued)

Taggednonprofitsconsumersservice deliverysystems of carehealth and human servicesadministrativeconsultantmanagementorganizational developmentprogram

The Nonprofit Organizational Model: An Organizational Assessment and Strategic Planning Tool

Numerous effective for-profit models are available to consultants, each one providing a slightly different focus. None of the well-known models address the unique needs of nonprofit organizations, however. The Nonprofit Organizational Model© is designed explicitly for... (continued)

Taggedstrategic planningassessmentdata collectiondata analysisplanningorganizational modelconsulting

Critical Issues #2: The Secret Life of Surveys

Surveys can be scientific instruments offering statistically reliable guidance for important decisions. This article is not about that. It is about communication.

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Field Guide to Nonprofit Program Design, Marketing and Evaluation

Comprehensive, integrated and practical resource about Nonprofit Program Design, Marketing and Evaluation

http://www.authenticityconsulting.com/pubs/PG_gdes/PG_pubs.htm

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The Charitable Impulse

Study designed to provide an in-depth exploration of gaps that exist between the views of typical donors and those who lead the philanthropic sector. Six focus groups were conducted around the country with donors and volunteers and with separate interviews with nonprofit and charitable leaders. The focus groups were conducted before hurricane... (continued)

Taggedsteve farkasann duffecommunity improvement & capacity buildingmanagement & technical assistancephilanthropy / grantmakingexecutiveconsultantana maria arumiruth woodenjean johnson

The Social Enterprise Sourcebook

Social entrepreneurship today has moved into the mainstream. Venture philanthropists, traditional grant makers, Boards of Directors, nonprofit entrepreneurs, consultants, and academics are rushing to the table, many of them without the tools they need, which can be found by turning to the experiences of the pioneers in the field, and... (continued)

Taggedsocial entrepreneursingle organization supportmanagement & technical assistancejerr boscheeexecutiveearned incomeconsultantcommunity improvement & capacity building

Social Enterprise Series 8: Managing Multi-site Nonprofits

The purpose of this paper is to understand the causes of the tensions that emerge in the relationship between multi-site nonprofit systems' headquarters and the local organization and offer management action that, regardless of the organizational structure, leads to greater system cohesion.

http://www.hbs.edu/socialenterprise/pdf/SE8ManagingMultiSiteNonprofits.pdf

Taggedcommunity improvement & capacity buildingmanagement & technical assistancecollaborations / mergersexecutiveconsultantallen grossmanv. kasturi rangan

Social Enterprise Series 5: Partnering for Progress

As nonprofits move into the 21st century, allying with other organizations will be imperative. The traditional boundaries between the nonprofit, business, and government sectors are becoming blurred. This paper provides an overview of key issues and approaches surrounding the challenges of ?partnering for progress.?... (continued)

Taggedcommunity improvement & capacity buildingmanagement & technical assistancecollaborations / mergersprivate / public partnershipsexecutiveconsultantjames e. austin

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