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The Insider's Guide to Grantmaking: How Foundations Find, Fund, and Manage Effective Programs

The Insider's Guide to Grantmaking: How Foundations Find, Fund, and Manage Effective Programs

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Publisher: Jossey-Bass

Publication Date: 01-APR-2000

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Unlike many formal professions, foundation grantmaking is a calling with no training programs and little definitive literature on the latest and best practices. Written for program officers and of considerable value to grantseekers, this volume is the first and only practical guide to making foundation grants and developing essential skills for effective and ethical grantmaking. Author Joel J. Orosz provides: The history, structure, and function of foundations in society. The complex role that program officers play in their day-to-day activities. Real-world advice on a myriad...

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In this third edition of Managing Projects in Organizations, J. Davidson Frame updates and expands on his classic book to provide an accessible introduction to the field of project management. Drawing on more than twenty-five years of consulting and training experience, Frame's most current edition of his landmark book includes a wealth of new topics, including: Managing virtual teams The evolving concept of the project manager's role Comanaged project teams The project office Project portfolios Web-based project management International project management ...

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Performance Scorecards: Measuring the Right Things in the Real World

Performance Scorecards: Measuring the Right Things in the Real World

By: Richard Y. Chang; Mark Morgan

Publisher: Jossey-Bass

Publication Date: 14-APR-2000

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Base your business decisions on up-to-the-minute "snapshots" of your company's performance. Because they can be customized to track indicators specific to your organization's success, Performance Scorecards are a busy manager's best resource for quickly aligning strategy and promoting behaviors that lead to desired results. Use them to gauge sales, employee satisfaction, quality-whatever factors most influence your company's progress. You'll be able to make better, more informed decisions, guide and manage shifts in business direction, and keep every employee focused on important business...

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Becoming a Better Value Creator: How to Improve the Company's Bottom Line--and Your Own

Becoming a Better Value Creator: How to Improve the Company's Bottom Line--and Your Own

By: Anjan Y. Thakor

Publisher: Jossey-Bass

Publication Date: 24-NOV-2008

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Why do some companies perform beyond expectation year after year while others start out strong but quickly fizzle? The answer lies in their ability to create long-term value. In this book, a leading professor at the top-ranked University of Michigan Business School presents five keys to creating value by incorporating the efforts of marketing, manufacturing, human resources, and finance in a strategy for continuing bottom-line success. His fresh look at what makes companies work shows managers how they can identify the factors that create value and use them to benefit their organizations...

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The Art of Doing Good: Where Passion Meets Action

The Art of Doing Good: Where Passion Meets Action

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Publisher: Jossey-Bass

Publication Date: 11-SEP-2012

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How to turn personal passion into an organization with impact For anyone setting out to change the world, launching a nonprofit venture can be a powerful way to enact change. Whether bringing donated eyeglasses to children who have never seen clearly, revamping inner city schools, or bringing solar cookers to refugee camps, the act of doing good can be life-changing. Yet starting a nonprofit and running it well can also pose challenges. The Art of Doing Good is an essential companion for anyone looking to start an organization that makes a real difference. Drawing from their own...

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Global Strategies for Emerging Asia

Global Strategies for Emerging Asia

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Publisher: Jossey-Bass

Publication Date: 03-JUL-2012

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The multinational corporate guide for thriving in the Asian marketplace Led by China and India, the rise of emerging Asia is transforming the structure of the global economy. By 2025, if not sooner, China will almost certainly overtake the U.S. to become the world's largest economy. By then, India is likely to have overtaken Japan to become the world's third largest economy, after China and the U.S. Besides China and India, Asia also includes other fast-growing economies such as Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam. Added together, by 2025, these developments are...

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Vital Voices: The Power of Women Leading Change Around the World

Vital Voices: The Power of Women Leading Change Around the World

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Publisher: Jossey-Bass

Publication Date: 05-JUN-2012

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How women around the world are leading powerful change Women's progress is global progress. Where there is an increase in women's university enrollment rates, women's earnings, and maternal health, and a reduction in violence against women, we see more prosperous communities, better educated, healthier families, and the preservation of equal human rights. Yet globally, women remain the most consistently under-utilized resource. Vital Voices calls for and makes possible transformative leadership around the world. In Vital Voices, CEO Alyse Nelson shares the stories of remarkable,...

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The essential capabilities organizations need to master turbulent change Rapid and disruptive change threatens the adaptive capacity of organizations, along with the individuals and teams leading them. Based upon over a decade of global research and consulting, Joseph E. McCann and John W. Selsky outline five capabilities highly agile and resilient systems must possess. They must be: Purposeful, Aware, Action-Oriented, Resourceful, and Networked. In addition the authors illustrate how these capabilities can be assessed across four levels—individuals, teams, organizations, and their...

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Think Like a Futurist: Know What Changes, What Doesn't, and What's Next

Think Like a Futurist: Know What Changes, What Doesn't, and What's Next

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Publisher: Jossey-Bass

Publication Date: 09-OCT-2012

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Push past resistance to discover and own new business territories Think Like a Futurist shows how to track changes, explore questions, and engage in new thinking that connects today's pressures with tomorrow's realities. Cecily Sommers shows how to apply long-term focus and strategies to needs as diverse as industry forecasts, innovation challenges, leadership development, or future-proofing a brand. By understanding intersecting potentials that one day may impact your organization, you can readily spot emerging trends and market shifts, uncovering opportunities on the horizon. Think...

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How any manager can turn a struggling team into business champs In today's uncertain economic environment, teams are asked to do more with less. With resources stretched thin, turning around a struggling team has never been harder, and managers must work to identify and maximize whatever potential strengths a team already has. As sports fans already know, behind every great underdog story is a leader who roots out the competitive advantage that will propel the team to victory. In Team Turnarounds, Joe Frontiera and Dan Leidl share how this fine art of the turnaround really works, from...

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Improving Performance is recognized as the book that launched the Process Improvement revolution. It was the first such approach to bridge the gap between organization strategy and the individual. Now, in this revised and expanded new edition, Gary Rummler reflects on the key needs of organizations faced with today's challenge of managing change in today's complex world. The book shows how to apply the three levels of performance and link performance to strategy, move from annual programs to sustained performance improvement, redesign processes, overcome the seven deadly sins of...

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Leverage Leadership: A Practical Guide to Building Exceptional Schools

Leverage Leadership: A Practical Guide to Building Exceptional Schools

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Publisher: Jossey-Bass

Publication Date: 26-JUN-2012

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Paul Bambrick-Santoyo (Managing Director of Uncommon Schools) shows leaders how they can raise their schools to greatness by following a core set of principles. These seven principles, or "levers," allow for consistent, transformational, and replicable growth. With intentional focus on these areas, leaders will leverage much more learning from the same amount of time investment. Fundamentally, each of these seven levers answers the core questions of school leadership: What should an effective leader do, and how and when should they do it. Aimed at all levels of school leadership, the...

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Managing Health Programs and Projects

Managing Health Programs and Projects

By: Beaufort B. Longest Jr.

Publisher: Jossey-Bass

Publication Date: 08-JUL-2004

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This essential resource shows how to effectively organize, implement, and evaluate health programs and projects. Managing Health Programs and Projects clearly defines and describes the work of managers in health programs and projects. The book explores the decision-making process, defines the process of communicating, probes the fundamentals of program planning, explains budgeting, covers staffing for programs and projects, and explains how leaders motivate participants in health programs and projects. ...

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The "how-not-to" leadership book There is a paradox in leadership: we can only succeed by knowing failure. Every accomplished leader knows there are minefields of failures that need to be navigated in order to succeed. Wouldn't it be great to have the insights to help you prevent from making avoidable mistakes? Unfortunately, in business talking about mistakes can be taboo, and, at a certain level, learning from failure is not an option. Weinzimmer and McConoughey speak frankly about the things that are difficult to talk about – the unvarnished truths necessary to become a successful...

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Idea Stormers: How to Lead and Inspire Creative Breakthroughs

Idea Stormers: How to Lead and Inspire Creative Breakthroughs

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Publisher: Jossey-Bass

Publication Date: 19-SEP-2012

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How to solve critical business challenges by generating more and better ideas Every organization needs a steady supply of fresh, relevant ideas, but managers can t just lock teams in a room with a mandate to brainstorm and hope for the best. Ideation is both a science and an art, and when group ideation processes are well-designed and well-facilitated, anyone can generate an abundance of creative, implementable options not to mention true breakthroughs for any business need. Drawing on his work leading high-stakes ideation sessions at over 300 organizations, Mattimore explains the how,...

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Cost-Effectiveness Analysis in Health: A Practical Approach, 2nd Edition

Cost-Effectiveness Analysis in Health: A Practical Approach, 2nd Edition

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Publisher: Jossey-Bass

Publication Date: 09-NOV-2007

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This second edition of Cost Effectiveness Analysis in Health reviews issues and methods of assessing health care technologies and related programs. It emphasizes methods to perform economic evaluations, such as cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit analysis; methods to assess efficacy, effectiveness, and safety of health care technologies; effectiveness research; and applications to clinical and public policy. The book provides in-depth discussion of the uses and conducting of cost-effectiveness analyses (CEAs) as decision-making aids in public health, health services, and medicine. It...

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The Arab World Unbound: Tapping into the Power of 350 Million Consumers

The Arab World Unbound: Tapping into the Power of 350 Million Consumers

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Publication Date: 14-AUG-2012

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An expert's guide to exploring business opportunities in the burgeoning Arab marketplace This groundbreaking book reveals the myriad opportunities presented by the Arab World's market of 350 million consumers, who collectively wield the ninth-largest economy in the world. Based on the author's firsthand research, including hundreds of market visits and more than 600 interviews at companies doing business throughout the region, this book shows how globally interconnected and vibrant the Arab markets are. Through a rich blend of data and anecdotal observations, it chronicles how, by...

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This book includes a definitive model for engaged learning that can be applied in a wide range of on-line learning environments and across age levels. It also addresses current topics such as engaging in a blended learning environment, social networking, and using related technology tools. Continuing to Engage the Online Learner provides an introduction to the theory of engaged learning and its design, assessment, and management in online and blended learning environments. In addition, the book describes the types of activities that engage the online learner in each phase of engagement and...

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E-Health Care Information Systems: An Introduction for Students and Professionals

E-Health Care Information Systems: An Introduction for Students and Professionals

By: Joseph Tan

Publisher: Jossey-Bass

Publication Date: 02-MAY-2005

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E-Health Care Information Systems is a comprehensive collection written by leading experts from a range of disciplines including medicine, health sciences, engineering, business information systems, general science, and computing technology. This easily followed text provides a theoretical framework with sound methodological approaches and is filled with numerous case examples. Topics include e-health records, e-public information systems, e-network and surveys, general and specific applications of e-health such as e-rehabilitation, e-medicine, e-homecare, e-diagnosis support systems, and...

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The Secrets of Facilitation: The SMART Guide to Getting Results with Groups, New and Revised

The Secrets of Facilitation: The SMART Guide to Getting Results with Groups, New and Revised

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Publisher: Jossey-Bass

Publication Date: 09-OCT-2012

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The revised edition of this facilitation classic offers a wealth of targeted techniques for facilitators who seek effective, consistent, and repeatable results. Based on Michael Wilkinson's proven SMART (Structured Meeting And Relating Techniques) approach, The Secrets of Facilitation can help to achieve stellar results when managing, presenting, teaching, planning, and selling, as well as other professional and personal situations. This expanded edition includes new chapters on facilitating virtual meetings, cross-cultural teams, and large groups and conferences. It also provides a...