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How visionary nonprofits leaders are learning to enhance management capabilities by Daniel Stid and Jeffrey Bradach

The article by Daniel Stid and Jeffrey Bradach, titled ‘How visionary nonprofits leaders are learning to enhance management capabilities’ offers several valuable guidelines for managers.  Upfront, it makes a distinction between the leadership styles of business organizations and nonprofits.  In the latter, the prime thrust behind management activities are the leader’s (who is also usually the founder) charisma and personal appeal.  As a result, efficiency and optimization are not usually the strong points.  Given the small size of nonprofits and the nature of projects they undertake, the most pressing tasks and concerns are always given priority, relegating/neglecting other goals.  Moreover, the limited funding usually available to managers of non-profits make them focus on only high-priority tasks, sacrificing quality of management.  Hence, there is an inherent trade-off between management efficiency and leadership quality.  Most non-profits seem to have one or the . . . Read More

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