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Management of Nonprofit and Charitable Organizations in Canada, 3rd Edition

This edition is the only comprehensive resource that covers all aspects of management, for all types of nonprofit organizations and charities in Canada. Contributors are experts in their fields, from across Canada.
Publication Language: English
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780433472667

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The Definitive Canadian Text on Leadership and Management
Canada has one of the largest nonprofit sectors in the world. An estimated 161,000 organizations provide a vast array of services that affect the quality of life of almost every Canadian. As pressure to change and evolve intensifies, managers of nonprofit organizations face unique, ever-growing challenges to manage resources efficiently and effectively.

Management of Nonprofit and Charitable Organizations in Canada, 3rd Edition is the only comprehensive resource that covers all aspects of management, for all types of nonprofit organizations and charities in Canada. Contributors are experts in their fields, from across Canada.

New in This Edition

  • Fully revised and updated to incorporate new best practice guidelines, new case law, and updated statistics pertaining to the charitable sector
  • New chapter on Social Accounting, addressing the social enterprises that are growing in the non-profit sector
  • Increased coverage of the use of social media by non-profit organizations

Why Buy This Book
Discover the latest ideas and research on how to confidently manage:

  • Boards of directors – create a high-performance board with clearly defined roles and responsibilities
  • Executive leadership – build solid relationships with boards, staff, and stakeholders that lead to innovative and effective results
  • Legal issues – identify and minimize areas of liability for directors, officers, staff, and volunteers
  • Government and community relationships – understand why these important relations have changed in the past decade and how to thrive today
  • Resource development – combat donor fatigue with innovative, targeted programs
  • Planning – choose a strategic direction that will allow your organization to achieve its goals
  • Accountability and evaluation – conduct meaningful performance assessments that meet government requirements and provide relevant information to your organization
  • Money – avoid budgeting pitfalls, develop internal control systems to protect resources, and create financial reports that satisfy all stakeholders
  • People – help staff and volunteers to work together following human resources principles tailored to nonprofit organizations
  • Technology – learn how to find and implement the latest in information and communications technology designed for nonprofit organizations

Who Will Benefit

  • Managers of Charitable and nonprofit organizations, especially those who are new and need to learn how to manage all aspects of their organization
  • Lawyers and other consultants advising charitable and nonprofit organizations who need to know how to reduce exposure to risk and liability associated with day-to-day management and fundraising
  • Instructors of courses in management of charitable and nonprofit Organizations who need a teaching resource that covers all the essential elements of managing nonprofit and voluntary organizations in Canada

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Table of contents

Chapter 1: Introduction: What Is So Special About the Management of Nonprofit Organizations? – Vic Murray, University of Victoria
Chapter 2: The Canadian Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector in Perspective – Michael Hall, Imagine Canada
Chapter 3: Managing the Governance Function: Developing Effective Boards of Directors – Vic Murray, University of Victoria
Chapter 4: Executive Level Management in Nonprofit Organizations – Keith Seel, Mount Royal College
Chapter 5: The Legal Context of Nonprofit Management – Karen Cooper and Terrance S. Carter, Carters Professional Corporation
Chapter 6: Government and Community Relations – Kathy Brock, Queen's University
Chapter 7: Resource Development Basics – Andrea McManus, The Development Group
Chapter 8: Planning and Organizing for Results – Thea Vakil, University of Victoria
Chapter 9: From Control to Learning: Accountability and Performance Assessment in the Voluntary Sector – Susan Phillips and Tatyana Teplova, Carleton University
Chapter 10: Financial Management in Nonprofit Organizations – Carolyn Bodnar-Evans
Chapter 11: Management of the Human Dimension: Paid Staff and Volunteers – Agnes Meinhard, Ryerson University
Chapter 12: Optimizing the Potential for Information and Communications Technology in Nonprofit Organizations – Yvonne Harrison, University of Albany, SUNY
Chapter 13: Social Accounting – Laurie Mook, Arizona State University