The first two books reviewed here are classified as a text-books, but they will have practical benefits for nonprofit leaders as well.
Case Studies in Nonprofit Management by Pat Libby and Laura Deitrick consists of original cases that are designed to teach …how to think critically, hone …decision-making skills, and learn to apply leadership and management principles that are essential for any nonprofit professional. These case studies illustrate the multifaceted nature of the nonprofit management sector and bring concepts like nonprofit leadership, risk management, advocacy, and grant making to life.
Nonprofit Management: Principles and Practice Fourth edition by Michael J. Worth provides a broad, insightful overview of key topics affecting governance and management of non-profit organizations. The book covers the scope and structure of the non-profit sector, including leadership of non-profit’s, managing the non-profit organization, fundraising, financial management, non-profit lobbying and advocacy, managing international and global organizations, and social innovation.
Last is the Fourth Edition of The Jossey-Bass Handbook of Nonprofit Leadership and Management by David O. Renz, published by Wiley. Updated and expanded for today’s leader, it is considered the go-to nonprofit handbook.
The handbook presents the most current research, theory, and practice in the field of nonprofit leadership and management. Continue reading