A guide to information sources for business strategy and strategic management research (external analysis, industry research, current developments); citing sources in APA and criteria for evaluating sources.
"The information return includes:
•contact information, including website address;
•a general account of the charity's activities; and
•financial information such as income and expenditures, assets, and liabilities."
Charity Intelligence researches Canadian charities for donors to be informed and give intelligently. Our website posts free reports on more than 750 Canadian charities, as well as in-depth primers on philanthropic sectors like Canada’s environment, cancer, and homelessness.
"Sector Source connects charities and nonprofits with resources that help develop organizations and support the work you do for your communities".
Strategic Planning for Nonprofit Organizations by Michael Allison; Jude KayeThis guide will help you to:
•Identify the reasons for planning, and gather information from internal and external stakeholders
•Assess the current situation accurately, and agree on priorities, mission, values, and vision
•Prioritize goals and objectives for the plan, and develop a detailed implementation strategy
•Evaluate and monitor a changing environment, updating roles, goals, and parameters as needed
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Publication Date: 2015
The Jossey-Bass Handbook of Nonprofit Leadership and Management by David O. Renz"Revised and expanded, the fourth edition of The Jossey-Bass Handbook of Nonprofit Leadership and Management is the go-to reference for accessing the most current research, theory and practice in the field. The text puts the focus on the unique challenges confronting all nonprofit leaders, especially accountability, and the increased pressure to demonstrate results following one of the most challenging economic periods in the sector's history" (publisher).
This important resource covers the primary functions, processes, and strategies that are key to becoming a successful nonprofit manager and leader. Chapter 9 focuses on Strategic Planning.
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Publication Date: 2016
ASAE Handbook of Professional Practices in Association Management by John B. Cox; Susan S. Radwan"Covers the core functions of association management at a high but practical level, making it a go-to resource for professionals who are leading and managing membership organizations and those preparing for the Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential. Now in its third edition, this core text in the ASAE association literature offers practical, experience-based insights, strategies, and techniques for managing every aspect of an association or membership organization" (publisher)