Leaders Who Make a Difference
Essential Strategies for Meeting the Nonprofit Challenge
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Leaders Who Make a Difference by Burt Nanus
Book DescriptionThere are many books on leadership, but few that focus specifically on the role of nonprofit executives. Author Burt Nanus and colleague Stephen M. Dobbs have written this comprehensive book on nonprofit leadership. The authors show how leaders build successful nonprofit organizations by developing key relationships to improve their performance and move them toward a greater good - such as much higher levels of service to their clients and community. They describe the six key roles that effective leaders must play - visionary, strategist, change agent, coach, politician, and fundraiser - and present inspiring examples of how their actions in these roles have been crucial to the success of large and small nonprofits flourishing across the nation. The book offers proven lessons on strategy, team building, fundraising, advocacy, board relations, and much more. Grounded in real-world practice, the book champions the potential of all nonprofit leaders to greatly improve the performance of their organizations and realize their visions of better communities.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780787946654
(233mm x 159mm x 30mm)
Imprint: Jossey-Bass Inc.,U.S.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 1-Sep-1999
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Burt Nanus
Leaders, Paperback (March 2004)
Drawing on organizational studies, interviews, and other research, two authorities on leadership discuss the special qualities of successful business executives and offer advice for managers on how to develop leadership skills. Reissue. 25,000 first printing.
Vision Retreat Facilitator's Guide, Paperback (August 1995)
This workbook by bestselling author Burt Nanus presents his field--tested program for creating and implementing a powerful new sense of organizational direction. You'll need one workbook for every Visionary Retreat program participant.
Visionary Leadership, Paperback (July 1995)» View all books by Burt Nanus
Warren Bennis writes,the bookfills me with equal amounts of admiration and envy. For the first time ever, Nanus defines for us what 'the vision thing' is all about. Successful leaders know that nothing drives an organization like an attractive, worthwhile, achievable vision for the future.
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Author Biography - Burt Nanus
BURT NANUS is professor emeritus of management at the University of Southern California, where he was also founder and director of the Center for Futures Research and research director of the Leadership Institute. The author or coauthor of nine other books, including the classic Leaders: Strategies for Taking Charge, he is a noted speaker and consultant on visionary leadership. STEPHEN M. DOBBS is executive vice president of the Bernard Osher Foundation and former CEO of the Koret Foundation and Marin Community Foundation. He is a former professor at San Francisco State University and has been a visiting scholar at Stanford, Harvard, University of London, and The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Dobbs has been a community volunteer and leader with many nonprofit organizations.
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