Organizational Management

All About Financial Management in Nonprofits

Author: Carter McNamara, Authenticity Consulting - on Free Management Library

Summary: This is an extensive introduction to financial management for those new to leading organizations and nonprofits (or those who want a refresher course). New nonprofit leaders and managers have to develop at least basic... Read on...

Facilitator’s Guide to Participatory Decision Making

Author: Sam Kaner, with Lenny Lind, Catherine Toldi, Sarah Fisk, and Duane Berger

Summary: "The Facilitator's Guide provides a full set of models and tools to enable an organization to reap the benefits of a well facilitated, participatory decision-making process. Having seen Sam's methods in action, I can... Read on...

Financial Management for Human Service Administrators

Author: Lawrence L. Martin

Summary: This comprehensive financial management book is designed to help future or current human services or social work administrators manage programs and agencies more effectively. The book includes information on various... Read on...

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How Do I Start a Nonprofit Organization?

Author: The Foundation Center

Summary: As the title indicates, this site includes key information and tips on starting a nonprofit organization, broken down into plain English. For those who might be overwhelmed at the prospect of creating a new... Read on...

Linchpin: Are You Indispensable?

Author: Seth Godin

Summary: A linchpin is that key thing that holds stuff together. Seth Godin lays out how the world has changed since we began preparing people to work in factories to the skills, values, and habits that make people valuable in... Read on...

Managing Your Cash Flow

Author: Business Owner's Toolkit

Summary: This basic introduction to cash flow is a key resource for those new to creating and managing organizational budgets. You can click "next" to advance to the various sections, including understanding cash flow,... Read on...

Seth Godin: Sliced bread and other marketing delights (TED talk)

Author: Seth Godin / TED

Summary: This is a TED talk by author Seth Godin, whose books on marketing, leadership, and the post-industrial revolution are key resources for organizational growth and movement building. From the YouTube introduction: "In a... Read on...

Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire action (TED talk)

Author: Simon Sinek / TED

Summary: Leadership and marketing author Simon Sinek's TED talk complements the key ideas from his book Start With Why. He urges leaders, entrepreneurs and others to focus first on the "why" we do things before jumping to the... Read on...

The Consultant’s Calling

Author: Geoffrey Bellman

Summary: In this book that goes well beyond consulting, Geoffrey Bellman provides strong insight into the fundamentals of how we work in organizations. Bellman covers everything from practical management of time to balancing... Read on...

The Leader as Martial Artist

Author: Arnold Mindell

Summary: This is a must read for those who want to understand how conflict, deep democracy, and challenge are the best opportunities for an organization to be dynamic and matter. Creator of the term "process oriented... Read on...

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