Managing Nonprofit Organizations in a Policy World

Managing Nonprofit Organizations in a Policy World

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If nonprofits influence policy, make policy, are affected by policy, and are subject to policy, then shouldn't every nonprofit manager fully understand the policy world in which they operate? In explicitly tying the policy realm to management skills, Shannon Vaughan and Shelly Arsneault's foundational book sheds new light on how nonprofit managers can better navigate policymaking and regulatory contexts to effectively lead their organizations. Managing Nonprofit Organizations in a Policy World provides a comprehensive overview of the nonprofit sector and the policy environment, with a focus on skills and strategies managers can use to advance the causes of their organizations. Abundant examples and rich case studies explore the complexity of the policy-nonprofit relationship and highlight both management challenges and successes. While coverage of the nuts-and-bolts is in here, what sets this book apart is tying everyday management to the broader view of how nonprofits can thrive within the policy ecosystem.For example, together with the American Beverage Association (ABA)a€”the trade association of non-alcoholic beverage companiesa€”the Alliance created a set of School Beverage Guidelines in 2006 with a memorandum of understanding that anbsp;...

Title:Managing Nonprofit Organizations in a Policy World
Author:Shannon K. Vaughan, Shelly Arsneault
Publisher:CQ Press - 2013-01-09


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