Everything You Need to Know About Managing your Organization Explained Simply--with Companion CD-ROM
The challenges of running a nonprofit are far reaching and incredibly unique. Nonprofit Management: Every- thing You Need to Know About Managing Your Organization Explained Simply will help you understand these challenges and offer you ways to overcome them. In this new book you will learn how to create a plan, how to fund a mission, how to recruit and keep volunteers, how to create and stick to a budget, how to form effective community coalitions, how to set and achieve goals, how to perform SWOT analyses, and how to assess client needs. You will also learn about performance measurement tools, taxes, policies, management theories, accounting, public and government relations, insurance, meetings, fundraising, educational programs, sponsorship programs, record keeping and reporting requirements, legal requirements, consultants, lobbying, and ethics. Also included are strategies for dealing with the board of directors, committees, conflicts of interest, and hiring, firing, and other personnel management issues. This book will show you how to overcome common obstacles, such as founder's syndrome, poor meeting attendance, poor fundraising, and rapid staff turnover. You will also be provided with real world examples and case studies that demonstrate both effective and ineffective management strategies. Whether you are a charitable, advocacy, membership, social, recreational, or satellite organization, Nonprofit Management: Everything You Need to Know About Managing Your Organization Explained Simply will ultimately help you become more successful in fulfilling your mission. The companion CD-ROM is included with the print version of this book; however is not available for download with the electronic version. It may be obtained separately by contacting Atlantic Publishing Group at firstname.lastname@example.org.