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Strategic Management in the Third Sector

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20 May 2013

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Drawing on the unique academic and professional experience of its author, Strategic Management in the Third Sector provides a comprehensive introduction to the strategic development of voluntary, community and social...

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Drawing on the unique academic and professional experience of its author, Strategic Management in the Third Sector provides a comprehensive introduction to the strategic development of voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations. Roger Courtney introduces students to the different ways of thinking about a third sector organisation and its external environment, including strategic thinking and analysis, and strategy formulation and implementation.

Key Features:

• Comprehensive case study coverage, focusing on a wide variety of non-profit organisations
• Provides genuine insight into the practical implications of managing in the third sector
• Identifies a wide range of strategic models and tools that are of value to the development of third sector organisations
• Considers the latest developments in social enterprise
• Written by a leading expert in the field

Strategic Management in the 3rd Sector is an essential text for all students of voluntary and third sector management, charity and social enterprise management, voluntary sector studies, charity management and public service management.

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Written by a leading expert in the field
The only textbook in the market to cover the third sector

PART I: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE THIRD SECTOR An Introduction to Strategic Management in the Third Sector.- The Growth and Development of the Third Sector.- The Rise of Professional Management in the Third Sector.- What is the Third Sector and how is it Different from Other Sectors.- PART II: THE DEVELOPMENT OF VARIOUS APPROACHES TO STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT The Development of Strategic Management.- What is an Excellent Organization? the Attributes of Excellence School.- Starting with People the Human Resource School.- Post-modern Schools Perspectives on Strategy.- PART III: STRATEGY AND THE THIRD SECTOR The Development of Strategic Management in the Third Sector.- How to Measure Success.- Is Strategic Management Effective.- PART IV: STRATEGIC ANALYSIS, FORMULATION, CHOICE AND IMPLEMENTATION Strategic Analysis Internal.- Strategic Analysis External
Strategy Formulation Creating the Plan.- Strategic Formulation Basic Choices.- Strategy Implementation.- PART V: CASE STUDIES Case Studies.
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ROGER COURTNEY is a freelance consultant specialising in the Third Sector. He has worked locally, nationally and internationally as a freelance writer, lecturer and organisational development consultant in the Third and Cultural sectors, specialising in strategic planning, governance, leadership development, fundraising strategy, quality, human resource management and evaluation. He is the author of several books on the Third sector and in 1997 was awarded an MBE for his work with homeless people.

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ROGER COURTNEY is a freelance consultant specialising in the Third Sector. He has worked locally, nationally and internationally as a freelance writer, lecturer and organisational development consultant in the Third and Cultural sectors, specialising in strategic planning, governance, leadership development, fundraising strategy, quality, human resource management and evaluation. He is the author of several books on the Third sector and in 1997 was awarded an MBE for his work with homeless people.

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