Strategic Tools for Social Entrepreneurs
Enhancing the Performance of Your Enterprising Nonprofit
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Strategic Tools for Social Entrepreneurs by J. Gregory Dees
Book DescriptionA complete set of tools for applying entrepreneurial strategies and techniques to your nonprofit As a follow-up to their book Enterprising Nonprofits, the authors of Strategic Tools for Social Entrepreneurs provide a full set of practical tools for putting the lessons of business entrepreneurship to work in your nonprofit. The book offers hands-on guidance that helps social sector leaders hone their entrepreneurial skills and carry out their social missions more effectively than ever before. This practical and easy-to-use book is filled with examples, exercises, checklists, and action steps that bring the concepts, frameworks, and tools to life. Detailed explanations of all the tools and techniques will help you personalize and apply them to your nonprofit organization-making it stronger, healthier, and better able to serve the needs of our communities. Praise for Strategic Tools for Social Entrepreneurs "I search constantly for resources that can help provide insight and guidance to take Teach For America to a higher level; Strategic Tools for Social Entrepreneurs does this and more. The book takes the best practices of for-profits and social enterprises and adapts them to the needs of entrepreneurial, mission-driven nonprofits. Strategic Tools for Social Entrepreneurs is a tremendous contribution to social entrepreneurs and to the nonprofit sector-many thanks to the authors for identifying this need and filling it!" -Wendy Kopp Founder and President, Teach For America All of the royalties from this book will be used by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation to support continuing work on social entrepreneurship.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780471150688
(262mm x 189mm x 29mm)
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 12-Apr-2002
Country of Publication: United States
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An updated edition of a groundbreaking book on best practices for nonprofits What makes great nonprofits great? In the original book, authors Crutchfield and McLeod Grant employed a rigorous research methodology derived from for-profit books like Built to Last.
Enterprising Nonprofits, Hardback (April 2001)» View all books by J. Gregory Dees
A hands-on resource that shows nonprofits how to adopt entrepreneurial behaviors and techniques The rising spirit of social entrepreneurship has created all kinds of new opportunities for nonprofit organizations. But at the same time, many are discovering more than their share of challenges as well.
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Author Biography - J. Gregory Dees
J. GREGORY DEES is Adjunct Professor of Social Entrepreneurship and Nonprofit Management at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business, and Entrepreneur-in-Residence with the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation's Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership. Prior to coming to Duke, he served as the Miriam and Peter Haas Centennial Professor in Public Service at Stanford University's Graduate School of Business where he was the founding codirector of the new Center for Social Innovation. JED EMERSON is Senior Fellow, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, and lecturer at the Center for Social Innovation, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University. PETER ECONOMY is Associate Editor of Leader to Leader magazine and bestselling author of Leadership Ensemble: Lessons in Collaborative Management from the World's Only Conductorless Orchestra. Mr. Dees, Mr. Emerson, and Mr. Economy also previously collaborated on Enterprising Nonprofits: A Toolkit for Social Entrepreneurs (Wiley).
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