Über den Autor
Michael J. Worth is professor of Nonprofit Management in the Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration at The George Washington University in Washington, DC. He teaches graduate courses related to the governance and management of nonprofit institutions and organizations and philanthropic fundraising. Dr. Worth served as vice president for Development and Alumni Affairs at The George Washington University for eighteen years, where he planned and directed two major campaigns and provided support to the Board of Trustees for board development programs. In addition, Dr. Worth has served as director of Development at the University of Maryland College Park, as a member of the Commission on Philanthropy of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), and as editor of the CASE International Journal of Educational Advancement, a peer-reviewed scholarly journal focused on the practice of institutional advancement in educational institutions.
The Second Edition of Nonprofit Management: Principles and Practice is a comprehensive textbook covering the scope and structure of the nonprofit sector, leadership of nonprofits, managing the nonprofit organization, fundraising, earned income strategies, financial management, nonprofit lobbying and advocacy, managing international and global organizations, and social entrepreneurship. Written specifically for students, this text integrates research, theory, including more than is found in the more prescriptive, practitioner-oriented alternatives. Providing an overview suitable for students enrolled in their first course in the field, the book also includes cases and discussions of advanced issues for those with experience.
- Includes a new chapter on Social Entrepreneurship, which examines the theories behind this concept as well as the successful practices of high-impact nonprofits around the world
- Takes a balanced approach to varied perspectives and controversial issues and encompasses traditional concepts as well as new approaches and thinking
- Integrates social sciences research, management theory, and practitioner literature
- Includes mini-cases to enhance student understanding of the issues involved in real-world situations
- Gives students direction on where to go in the literature to learn more through chapter-ending "Suggestions for Further Reading"
- Includes "Questions for Discussion" at the end of each chapter to help students apply chapter content to actual nonprofit organizations