Human resource management in the nonprofit sector: passion, purpose and professionalism

Contributor(s): Burke, Ronald J [Editor]
Series: New Horizons in ManagementPublisher: Cheltenham Edward Elgar 2012Description: viii, 270 p.ISBN: 9780857937292Subject(s): Nonprofit organizations - Personnel management | Creative ability in business | Human resource managementDDC classification: 658.3 Summary: This impressive book assembles the latest research findings and thinking on the management of voluntary/nonprofit sector organizations and the effective utilization of both paid staff and volunteers. The authors expertly look into the challenges faced by this sector and the growing role that it plays in society. They review HRM in the voluntary sector and discuss the challenges of bringing about best practices, as well as suggesting how to improve leadership of voluntary/nonprofit organizations. Non-profit organizations serve several useful purposes in society and exist in every country in the world. Like organizations in other sectors, non-profit organizations now have to do more with less. This book indicates the ways in which human resource management policies and practices can improve the effectiveness of non-profit organizations. The authors consider the roles played by non-profit organizations in effective leadership and its development, developing the non-profit brand, enhancing learning and skills development of both paid staff and volunteers and encouraging and supporting organizational change. They also examine how university-based education programs are developing talent in the non-profit sector. This timely book will prove invaluable to academics and doctoral students interested in all aspects of management within the non-profit/voluntary sector. Government professionals working in this sector will also find this compendium insightful. (http://www.e-elgar.com/shop/human-resource-management-in-the-nonprofit-sector)
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Table of contents:

PART I: Setting The Stage: Human Resource Management In The Nonprofit Sector

1. Human resource management in the nonprofit sector: setting the stage / Ronald J. Burke
2. HRM in the voluntary sector / Ian Cunningham
3. The roles nonprofit organizations play in society in the United States / Morgen Johansen

PART II: Human Resource Management And Nonprofit Effectiveness

4. Reviewing the literature on leadership in nonprofit organizations / Heather L. Carpenter
5. Nine empirical guidelines for top leadership teams in nonprofit organizations / Eduardo Salas
6. The heart of the organization: developing the nonprofit brand / Susan Bardi Kleiser
7. Nonprofit brands and brand management / Nathalie Laidler-Kylander
8. Enhancing learning and skill development among paid staff and volunteers in nonprofit organizations / Kelly LeRoux
9. Effectively leading a diverse nonprofit workforce / Dail Fields
10. Organizational change in nonprofit organizations: implications for human resource management / Thomas R. Packard

PART III: Developing Human Resource Management Skills

11. University-based education programs in nonprofit management and philanthropic studies: current state of the field and future directions / Mary McDonald.

This impressive book assembles the latest research findings and thinking on the management of voluntary/nonprofit sector organizations and the effective utilization of both paid staff and volunteers. The authors expertly look into the challenges faced by this sector and the growing role that it plays in society. They review HRM in the voluntary sector and discuss the challenges of bringing about best practices, as well as suggesting how to improve leadership of voluntary/nonprofit organizations.

Non-profit organizations serve several useful purposes in society and exist in every country in the world. Like organizations in other sectors, non-profit organizations now have to do more with less. This book indicates the ways in which human resource management policies and practices can improve the effectiveness of non-profit organizations. The authors consider the roles played by non-profit organizations in effective leadership and its development, developing the non-profit brand, enhancing learning and skills development of both paid staff and volunteers and encouraging and supporting organizational change. They also examine how university-based education programs are developing talent in the non-profit sector.

This timely book will prove invaluable to academics and doctoral students interested in all aspects of management within the non-profit/voluntary sector. Government professionals working in this sector will also find this compendium insightful.

(http://www.e-elgar.com/shop/human-resource-management-in-the-nonprofit-sector)

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