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Main Title Strategic management of public and third sector organizations : a handbook for leaders /
Author Nutt, Paul C.,
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Backoff, Robert W.
Publisher Jossey-Bass Publishers,
Year Published 1992
OCLC Number 23766440
ISBN 1555423868; 9781555423865
Subjects Public administration ; Nonprofit organizations--Management ; Nonprofit organizations--Planning ; Strategic planning ; Strategisch management ; Openbaar bestuur ; Niet-commercièele organisaties ; Dienstleistungssektor ; Organisation ; Unternehmensleitung ; èOffentliches Unternehmen ; Planning Techniques ; Public Sector ; Organizations, Nonprofit ; Organization and Administration ; Sociedades no lucrativas ; Planificaci on estrat egica ; Associations sans but lucratif--Gestion ; Associations sans but lucratif--Planification ; Planification strat egique ; Administration publique
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EJBM  JF1411.N87 1992 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 01/09/2004
Edition 1st ed.
Collation xxii, 486 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 451-471) and index.
Contents Notes
Part 1: The importance of strategy in the public and nonprofit sectors -- The need for strategic management -- Why strategic management is different in public and third sector organizations -- Part 2: An overview of strategic concepts and issues -- Types of strategy and their uses -- Applying strategic approaches to public and third sector organizations -- Understanding strategic issues -- Part 3: The strategic management process -- Organizing the process -- Formulating and implementing strategy: a step-by-step approach -- Tailoring the process for specific needs -- Part 4: Useful support techniques -- Search techniques for uncovering information and new ideas -- Making sense of information: synthesis techniques -- Techniques for setting strategic priorities -- Combing techniques to match types of strategy -- Part 5: Strategy in practice: three cases -- Strategic challenges to a nonprofit Social Services Agency -- Innovation in local government -- Forging a new mission for a State Health Agency -- Conclusion: strategic principles for organizational transformation -- Resource A: Forms, worksheets, and handouts to support process stages -- Resource B: forms and worksheets for support techniques.