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The Nonprofit Management Casebook: Scenes from the Frontlines

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A collection of short stories that teach

The Nonprofit Management Casebook: Scenes from the Frontlines is unlike any other management casebook available. The 16 cases that comprise this volume are written in a style that will keep you turning the pages for more—they are THAT fun to read! Each case is designed for maximum educational value, illustrating key management concepts, many of which are unique to the sector. Highlighted are issues relating to fundraising, ethics, governance, personnel management, board-staff relations, and financial management. Each case is set in a different type of organization, among them a long-term care facility, a family service agency, a hospital, a think tank, an institution of higher learning, a foundation, and an advocacy organization, providing readers with a sense of the diversity of the sector. These vibrant cases sing with authenticity and plausibility, yet are crafted to be read simply for pleasure. Each case is followed by a series of discussion questions that are guaranteed to engage students in spirited discussion. Academic reviewers have been unanimous in giving this new text a “thumbs up,” and we know you will be delighted with these stories, either as a required assignment or simply for enjoyment.

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Table of Contents


Case 1: Jane’s Dilemma—Hiring the Development Director

Case 2: I Choose to Live Foundation—One Man’s Vision to Form a New Charity

Case 3: Cutting the Budget of the Harristown Family Service

Case 4: HHA’s Dilemma: Be a Good Citizen or Fight Extortion

Case 5: Museum and Historical Association State Budget Cuts

Case 6: Evaluating Dr. Luddite, Harristown Asperger’s Syndrome Foundation Executive Director

Case 7: Navigating a Dual Relationship at the Public Interest Policy Center

Case 8: Gambling on an Outside Fundraising Consultant for the “For the Kids” Shelter

Case 9: Reporting Financial Misconduct at Uncommon Agenda

Case 10: The Disruptive Board Member of the Harristown Vet Center

Case 11: Public Relations Dilemma at the Harristown Hospital and Health System

Case 12: Approving a Partnership Agreement—Board Paralysis at the State Association

Case 13: The State Volunteer Firefighters Association’s Dilemma

Case 14: The One (Wo)Man Band Running the Kenmore Midget Baseball League

Case 15: The Professor’s Farewell

Case 16: Doctoring the Résumé—Giving the Third Degree to the Director of Research at SCRC

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