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Nonprofit Management: Principles and Practice

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Author: Worth, Michael J.

Brand: CQ Press

Edition: 5

Binding: Paperback

Number Of Pages: 576

Release Date: 17-09-2018

Details: Product Description Michael J. Worth’s student-friendly best-seller, Nonprofit Management: Principles and Practice, Fifth Edition, provides a broad, insightful overview of key topics affecting governance and management of nonprofit organizations. Worth covers the scope and structure of the nonprofit sector, leadership of nonprofits, managing the nonprofit organization, fundraising, earned income strategies, financial management, nonprofit lobbying and advocacy, managing international and global organizations, and social entrepreneurship. Written specifically for students, this applied text balances research, theory, and practitioner literature with current cases, timely examples, and the most recent data available. New to the Fifth Edition New cases related to accountability and governance highlight new approaches to recent controversies and risks to nonprofits. Cases include the Wounded Warriors Project, Sweet Briar College, 4-H, Housing First, the Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative, the National Audubon Society, and an expanded study of governance issues at the Hershey Trust. Expanded discussions of risk management offer new insights on developing strategy, building capacity, and managing risk.  New social networks and social media content provides students with practical strategies for using social media when fundraising and marketing.  A new comprehensive case on the Girl Scouts of the USA recounts reforms undertaken by this iconic organization and current challenges it faces. The chapter on financial management has been substantially revised to reflect new requirements for nonprofit financial statements issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board in 2016, as well as an expanded discussion of audits. An updated chapter on fundraising includes information on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed in December 2017, which has implications for charitable giving. New references at the end of every chapter guide readers to relevant cases in the Appendix, making it easy for instructors to incorporate the cases into classroom discussions.   Review "Comprehensive, well-researched and -documented, contemporary, well written, and holds the attention of students. Contains material that can be use as deep background even if the course design does not cover the material in depth. A resource for students to use beyond the course." -- Patricia H. Deyton "This is the best all-around text." -- Maya Esparza "Nonprofit Management Principles and Practice provides an excellent overview of the complexities, management challenges, and importance of the nonprofit sector in the United States. It’s easy-to-use format is appropriate for undergraduates and entry-level nonprofit professionals who wish to develop a broader understanding of the nonprofit sector." -- Crystal Tull About the Author Michael J. Worth is professor of nonprofit management in the Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration at the George Washington University in Washington, D.C. He teaches graduate courses related to the governance and management of nonprofit institutions and organizations and to philanthropic fundraising. Dr. Worth served as vice president for development and alumni affairs at the George Washington University for 18 years and previously served as director of development at the University of Maryland. Earlier in his career, he was assistant to the president at Wilkes University and director of development at DeSales University. As vice president at the George Washington University, he planned and directed two major campaigns and provided support to the board of trustees. Dr. Worth has served as a member of the Commission on Philanthropy of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) and as editor of the CASE International Journal of Educational Advancement, a peer-reviewed scholarly journal focused on the practice of institutional advancement in educational institutions. He has written or edited various books, textbooks,

Package Dimensions: 10.1 x 8.0 x 0.7 inches

Languages: English