Publications

 

Mission Driven Management

Mastering Your Role as a Nonprofit Manager in the 21st Century
A user’s manual for professional development

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Transformational Management in Action
A guide for managers as agents of change

 

Table of Contents

 

Preface/Introduction.

 

Part One.
Transformational management
Organizational culture
Management and leadership
Systems Intervention Model
Manager as agent of social change

 

Part Two.
Transitioning to management
Promoted from within: Managing staff who were your peers
General overview of management tasks
Management relationships
Communication dynamics
Management styles
A Day in the Life

 

Part Three.
Three types of management relationships
Partnering with your supervisor
Managing up
Partnering with staff you supervise
Individual supervision
Group supervision – managing the team
Group dynamics
Consensus decision making model
Partnering with other managers in organization
Managing in small, medium and large organizations
A Day in the Life

 

Part Four.
Managing programs and operations
Mid – level management responsibilities – Four new areas of responsibility
Supervising other managers
Developing program/services – a template
Social work case management – school based
System Intervention Model – Theory to Practice
Special cases:
After school programs
Volunteer programs
Intentional Learning Communities
A Day in the Life

 

Part Five.
Managing collaborations (multi-agency coalitions)
Alignment among collaboration members
The need for common goals
Governance
Administration
Strategies to manage conflicts

Types of collaborations
• Membership
Designated membership
Voluntary membership

• Function
Project orientation
Coalition building orientation

A Day in the Life
Case studies