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Person-Centered Leadership for Nonprofit Organizations
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Person-Centered Leadership for Nonprofit Organizations
Management that Works in High Pressure Systems



February 2001 | 192 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
This work presents a case study of the leadership philosophy and day to day operations of an award-winning social service organization that targets youth and their families while successfully using person-centred strategies as the management model.

The groundbreaking core of the book shows how this participatory management strategy, Person-Centred Leadership, can be incorporated with great success into high stress non-profit organizations.

The book describes a unique approach to participatory management that shows much promise of working well within individualist oriented countries such as the US or the UK. It demonstrates how organizational leaders can develop individuality at the same time that teambuilding is emphasized.

 
PART ONE: PARTICIPATORY MANAGEMENT AND THE CHALLENGES OF NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS: THE PAST, THE FUTURE AND PERSON-CENTERED POSSIBILITIES
 
Introduction
 
Survival within Today's Nonprofit Organizations
Pressures and Burnout  
 
Possibilities in Participatory Management
 
Person-Centered Leadership
 
PART TWO: A PERSON-CENTERED NONPROFIT EXAMPLE OF EXCELLENCE
 
Introduction
 
Oasis Center
An Overview  
 
The Oasis Person-Centered Model
 
Strengths and Weaknesses
Growing Pains and Satisfactions  
 
The Board of Directors
The Creation of a New Participatory Model  
 
The Shelter
Against All Odds  
 
A Vital and Vibrant Infrastructure
Teamwork That Works  
 
The Future of Nonprofit Participatory Management

"a valuable addition to literature on team and organizational leadership." 

Barbara Crosby
Senior Fellow, University of Minnesota

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ISBN: 9780761906247
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