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Author Sheehan, Robert M
Title Mission Impact : Breakthrough Strategies for Nonprofits
Imprint Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2010
©2010
book jacket
Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (321 pages)
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computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series The AFP/Wiley Fund Development Ser. ; v.184
The AFP/Wiley Fund Development Ser
Note Mission Impact: Breakthrough Strategies for Nonprofits (AFP Fund Development Series) -- The AFP Fund Development Series -- Contents -- Introduction -- Layout of the Book -- For More Information -- Acknowledgments -- About the Author -- Chapter 1: What Is Nonprofit Strategy? -- What Is Strategy? -- Strategy Guides Performance -- Nonprofit Strategy -- Hypothetical Example Organizations -- Chapter 2: Designing the Strategy Development Process -- Are You Ready? -- Stakeholder Identification and Involvement -- Length and Scope -- The Strategy Development Group -- Application to Hypothetical Organizations -- Chapter 3: Your Mission Impact -- The Mission Accomplishment Approach -- The Mission Statement -- Mission Accomplishment Measures -- Your Mission Gap -- Application to Hypothetical Organizations -- Chapter 4: Vision for Your Organization -- What Is Vision? -- Aspirational Visions -- Role of Aspirational Visions -- Real-World Applications of Aspirational Visions -- Application to Hypothetical Organizations -- Chapter 5: Strategic Stretch Goals -- What We Know about Goals -- Outcome-Based SMART Goals -- Almost Impossible -- Real-World Applications of Stretch Goals -- Application to Hypothetical Organizations -- Chapter 6: Organization Assessment -- Planning Your Assessment -- External Assessments -- Internal Assessments -- The Venture Philanthropy Partners Capacity Framework -- The SDG SWOT Analysis -- Application to Hypothetical Organizations -- Chapter 7: Strategy Development -- Nonprofit Strategy Revisited -- Creating Your Organization's Strategy -- The Strategy Narrative -- Application to Hypothetical Organizations -- Chapter 8: Strategy Implementation and Management -- Strategy First -- Aligning the Organization -- Annual Operating Plans -- Additional Management Concepts and Tools -- Leveraging Your Commitment and Hard Work
Epilogue: The Seven Deadly Sins of Nonprofit Strategy -- Appendix A: Venture Philanthropy Partners Capacity Assessment Grid -- Description -- Instructions -- Contents -- Appendix B: Summary of Hypothetical Organization Strategy Development Outcomes -- Large City Metro Food Bank -- Big River Regional Housing Services -- Merrill County Literacy Council -- References -- AFP Code of Ethics for Professional Philanthropic Fundraisers -- A Donor Bill of Rights -- Index
Create powerful strategies for your nonprofit organization to achieve breakthrough performance in mission impact Does your nonprofit have a reliable way of knowing the impact its making? Beginning with an eye-opening discussion of what strategy is, Mission Impact: A Breakthrough Strategy for Nonprofits reveals how the process of strategy development should be designed with authoritative coverage of mission impact, vision, five year strategic stretch goals, strategy implementation, and management. Step-by-step guidance and practical tools Integrates the very best current thinking on performance and strategy available, drawing from both the corporate and nonprofit worlds Cutting-edge ideas presented in a user-friendly fashion The deteriorating quality of life in our communities screams out for immediate action - for breakthrough improvement, not just incremental changes. Mission Impact: A Breakthrough Strategy for Nonprofits will lead you and your organization to achieve breakthrough performance for maximum mission impact. Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Sheehan, Robert M. Mission Impact : Breakthrough Strategies for Nonprofits Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,c2010 9780470449806
Subject Nonprofit organizations -- Management.;Strategic planning
Electronic books
Alt Author Sheehan, Robert M., Jr
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