Titel: Management Development in Non-Profit Organisations: A Programme for Governing Boards
Autor/en: V. C. Padaki, Manjulika Vaz
November 2005 - kartoniert - 284 Seiten
Voluntary organizations engaged in development efforts are usually immersed in very demanding work in unhelpful conditions. This leaves them little time to come to grips with the specialized demands fof management development. Adding to the difficulty is the prevailing tendency in many non-profits and NGOs to distance themselves from the world of `management`. However, the need for effective management in their work is often greater than in commercial ventures of a similar size.
In this context, the governing board can play an important role in the effective management of voluntary organizations, but it is a role that is largely neglected. This book-the first of its kind in India-draws upon the authors` broad experience in consulting to identify the needs of governing boards, and offers a programme designed to meet those needs.
This book is a practical, comprehensive and ready reference manual for board members of non-profit organizations (NPOs), covering all the issues involved-from the legal frameworks governing NPOs to useful guidelines on fundraising. Using the `frequently asked questions` format, it covers various aspects of NPO management, with an emphasis on the strategy-policy function of boards.
Introduction and User Guidelines
Conceiving the Organization
Setting up the Organization
Statutory Conditions for the Organization
Organizational Growth and Development
Emerging Demands and Challenges
Vijay Padaki is co-founder and Director of The P&P Group, a Bangalore-based management research and consultancy centre with a special focus on organization and institutional development. Early in his career he headed the Human Resources Division of ATIRA (Ahmedabad Textile Industry Research Association). He was a member of the founding faculty of the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, where he designed courses in research methodology, organizational behaviour, marketing research, organizational development and rural socio-technical systems. Besides setting up the Chimanlal Lalbhai Centre for Management, Ahmedabad, and helping to formulate the first comprehensive research-based textile policy for India in 1985, he has also been a Visiting Professor in Management Studies at the Indian Institute of Science and Honorary Visiting Professor at the Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore. He has published several books, including Industrial Sickness: The Challenge in Indian Textiles (with V. Shanbhag, ATIRA 1984), Development Intervention and Programme Evaluation: Concepts and Cases (Sage 2001, edited) and Institutional Development in Social Interventions: Towards Inter-Organizational Effectiveness (with Manjulika Vaz, Sage 2003). With a deep involvement in the theatre over many years, he has authored over 25 plays, including a national awardwinning playscript. His plays have been produced internationally.