Meeting the Job Challenges of Nonprofit Leaders: A Fieldbook on Strategies and Action

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This fieldbook highlights many of the skills and insights gained by participants who have attended management programs through the Community Resource Exchange (CRE).

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Author Jean Lobell, Mohan Sikka, and Pavitra Menon
ISBN 978-1-60491-530-3
Publisher CCL Press

The strategies in this book offer nonprofit leaders approaches to their challenges that shift their perspective on things, or stretch their current repertoire of practices and competencies.

By implementing the suggested approaches, nonprofit leaders will learn by doing, a key ingredient in adult learning.

Table of Contents
7 Acknowledgments
9 Preface
11 Introduction
13 Context: Nonprofit Leaders in the Nexus of Complex Issues
15 Chapter 1: On-the-Job Development Strategies
17 Chapter 2: The Circle-of-Challenge Framework: Five Key
Challenges of Nonprofit Leaders
21 Chapter 3: CRE’s Approach to On-the-Job Development Strategies:
Self-Coaching and Action Learning
23 Chapter 4: Supervision
35 Chapter 5: Staffing
45 Chapter 6: Scope and Scale
55 Chapter 7: Stakeholders
65 Chapter 8: Self
77 Chapter 9: A Different Learning Avenue
79 Appendix A: Developmental Action Plan
81 Appendix B: Additional Resources

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