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8 Overall

9 Applicability

7 Innovation

7 Style


Recommendation

Economist and consultant Allen J. Proctor offers clear strategies for operating a modern nonprofit organization. He invites nonprofits to take a deeper, more “provocative” look at their fundamental structures and systems, and he provides specific, concrete methods for improving them. He defines crucial factors – from board development to funding – that define a nonprofit’s viability, and discusses them in short, concise chapters that challenge status quo thinking about how nonprofits should behave. His anecdotal examples and bulleted action steps explain how to implement each concept. The compact, accessible writing style and valuable checklists make this book a good solid reference or a handy quick review. Though Proctor’s subtopics sometimes seem disconnected and some issues tend to overlap across chapters, getAbstract recommends this professional, managerial analysis of how to keep your nonprofit fiscally sound while achieving its altruistic goals.

In this summary, you will learn

  • What nonprofits need to succeed, beyond simply more money; and
  • What strategies nonprofits should use to reach peak performance in harsh economic times.
 

About the Author

Economist Allen J. Proctor heads a consulting firm and writes about nonprofit management for Columbus Business First.

 

Summary

“The Role of the Board”
Managers of successful nonprofit organizations create and nurture effective boards of directors. They take advantage of members’ individual and group talents, availability and levels of involvement and commitment. As a nonprofit manager, you can employ a set of “...

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