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Developing Nonprofit and Human Service Leaders
Essential Knowledge and Skills

An essential text that offers hands-on, skill-building practice



November 2013 | 192 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Developing Nonprofit and Human Service Leaders comprehensively prepares students with the skills to successfully manage human service organizations. Authors Larry D. Watson and Richard Hoefer explore core managerial competencies tailored to the unique environment of these organizations, including administrative responsibilities, values and ethics, organizational theories, leadership, boards of directors, fundraising, supervision, research, cultural consideration, and more. This essential text offers hands-on practice for the skills that future administrators will need to make a substantial impact in their organizations and communities.
 
PART 1 - CONTEXT
 
CHAPTER 1: THE CONTEXT OF HUMAN SERVICES ADMINISTRATION
 
CHAPTER 2: VALUES AND ETHICS IN ADMINISTRATION
 
CHAPTER 3: ADMINISTRATIVE AND ORGANIZATIONAL THEORIES
 
PART 2 - LEADERSHIP AND COMMUNICATIONS
 
CHAPTER 4: LEADERSHIP IN ADMINISTRATION
 
CHAPTER 5: PERSONAL COMMUNICATIONS
 
PART 3 – LEADERSHIP SKILLS
 
CHAPTER 6: AGENCY PLANNING
 
CHAPTER 7: LOGIC MODELS AND PROGRAM EVALUATION
 
CHAPTER 8: BUDGETING AND FINANCE
 
CHAPTER 9: HUMAN RESOURCES
 
CHAPTER 10: BOARDS
 
CHAPTER 11: FUND DEVELOPMENT
 
CHAPTER 12: MARKETING
 
CHAPTER 13: PERSUASION
 
CHAPTER 14: AVOCACY
 
CONCLUSION: PUTTING THE PIECES TOGETHER

Good for Macro overview. No accompanying online resources or support. Exercises could be more in depth and thought-out.

Dr Donald L Schuman
School Of Social Work, University Of Texas-Arlington
November 3, 2015

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Larry D. Watson

Larry D. Watson is an assistant professor at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) School of Social Work. He publishes and teaches in the area on nonprofit administration and social policy. He is a member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), the Association for Research on Nonprofit and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA), and the International Society for Third Sector Research (ISTR). He is the president of the Texas Chapter of NASW. Prior to joining the faculty of the UTA School of Social Work, he served as the president/CEO of Methodist Mission Home in San Antonio, Texas, and was... More About Author

Richard Alan Hoefer

Richard (Rick) A. Hoefer is the Roy E. Dulak Professor for Community Practice Research at the University of Texas at Arlington, School of Social Work. He has published frequently on nonprofit administration, advocacy, social policy, and program evaluation, and teaches in those areas at the BSW, MSW and PhD levels. He is also the director of the Center for Advocacy, Nonprofit and Donor Organizations (CAN-DO), which assists local nonprofits with consulting on administrative skills development, board relations, strategic planning initiatives, and other aspects of nonprofit organization life. Dr. Hoefer is the founding and continuing editor of... More About Author

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