Partnerships for Health and Human Service Nonprofits (häftad)
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Partnerships for Health and Human Service Nonprofits (häftad)

Partnerships for Health and Human Service Nonprofits

From Collaborations to Mergers

Häftad Engelska, 2015-03-30
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The ability to respond effectively to change is perhaps the most important factor in determining the success or failure of a non-profit organisation. This practical textbook, reflecting trends and developments in the non-profit sector over the past decade, encompasses the core competencies required to lead non-profit organisations through social innovation and impact during the 21st century. It distils the wisdom of leaders from highly successful non-profit organisations in the U.S., who have weathered a difficult recession and flourished amidst economic globalization, geopolitical shifts, and startling technological change. These contributors provide a comprehensive framework for running and managing non-profits, including the tools needed to affect social change through ethical practices, management and leadership business strategies, social marketing, and policy analysis across government, non-profits, and philanthropy. Authors describe how they were able to stay afloat during difficult times while still meeting their missions, providing quality services, and realizing outcomes that make their services relevant to funders, self-sustaining, and even profitable. The book addresses solutions to key problems for non-profit professionals: creating a return on investment defined by concrete outcomes and ability to demonstrate their organisation's impact. Chapters discuss the fundamentals of and best practices for financial management, evaluating and managing organisational impact, disruptive vs. sustainable innovations, characteristics of next-generation non-profits, and much more. Several case studies are presented by practitioners who have used innovative principles to organise, create, and manage ventures to influence social change locally, regionally, and beyond. Key Features: Provides a comprehensive framework for how to run and manage non-profits in the 21st century Focuses on the core competencies of adaptability, creativity, and meaningful networks to foster social innovation and impact Addresses a key problem for non-profit professionals: the need to provide donors with a social return on investment Discusses how non-profit leaders can demonstrate their organization's impact Written and edited by highly respected leaders in the non-profit field
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Tine Hansen-Turton MGA, JD, FCCP, FAAN, is founding Executive Director/CEO, Convenient Care Association (CCA), Philadelphia, USA; a national for-profit trade association of 1200 emerging private-sector based retail clinics that provide basic primary health care to over 17 million people nationally. She also serves as Vice President, Health Care Access and Policy for Public Health Management Corporation (a non-profit public health institute with 30 years in managing and consulting for other non-profit organisations), and as CEO, National Nursing Centers Consortium (where she oversees the growth and development of 250 nurse-managed health centres, serving more than 2.5 million clients). Tine is adjunct faculty, Fels Institute of Government and LaSalle University, USA. She publishes in leading peer-reviewed professional health care and legal journals and is a regular presenter at local, state and national health care conferences. She is co-author of Springer's Community and Nurse-Managed Health Centers: Getting them Started and Keeping them Going, an AJN Book of the Year Award Winner, and Nurse-managed Wellness Centers: Developing and Maintaining Your Center. Ms Hanson-Turton has received several advocacy and leadership awards, including the 2005 Eisenhower Fellowship and the American Express Next Gen Fellowship by the Independent Sector in 2010. She also recently received the Philadelphia Business Journal 40 under 40 Leadership Award and was named one of the 101 emerging Philadelphia connectors by Leadership Philadelphia, USA. Nicholas D. Torres, MEd, is CEO of Education Plus Academy and an adjunct faculty member at the University of Pennsylvania's Fels Insitute of Government, USA. He is co-founder and publisher of the Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal and Lab, and President of Education Plus, Inc. Previously, Nicholas founded and chaired Pan American Academy Charter School and served as President of Congreso de Latinos Unidos, where he initiated a K-college continuum of educational services; launched mental health and primary care as part of its integrative approach; standardized a model of case management across child welfare, welfare to work, health, behavioural health, workforce and education services; and aligned the organization through standardized outcome measurements. Mr. Torres is an Eisenhower Fellow and serves on the boards of the Free Library of Philadelphia, Children's Scholarship Fund, After School Partnership, and Greentree Foundation. Richard J. Cohen, PhD, FACHE is recognized nationally as an authority in the public health management arena. He is the CEO of Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC), where he leads 1,400 employees, over 250 public health programs, and numerous subsidiary organizations that have become affiliated with PHMC during more than 20 years of mergers and acquisitions. Under his watch, the organization has expanded more than seventy-fivefold and continues to grow, with a current operating budget of approximately $180 million. Dr. Cohen has devoted his professional life to the needs of Philadelphia, USA and the surrounding region while playing a critical role at a national level as well.