Leadership for the Common Good

Leadership for the Common Good explains how community leaders can inspire and mobilize others to undertake collective action for the common good. This book provides a new vision of leadership to help solve pressing public problems, offers concrete advice on how business leaders, community groups, and public officials can share power and resources to accomplish positive change. It outlines the process by which public policy is formed, adopted,...

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Visible Thinking

Causal mapping is a tool that enables you to make sense of challenging situations so that you can get more out of them. A causal map is a word and arrow diagram in which ideas and actions are causally linked with one another through the use of arrows. Typically, only specialists such as physical or social scientists and operations researchers know about causal mapping and the tool is therefore not widely known or its broad applicability...

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Creating Your Strategic Plan

"Creating Your Strategic Plan" is the best-selling companion workbook to Bryson's landmark book, Strategic Planning for Public and Nonprofit Organizations. Whether used with the main text or by itself, this thoroughly revised third edition provides a step-by-step guide to putting strategic planning to work in public and nonprofit organizations. The workbook contains new and revised worksheets and additional material on readiness assessment,...

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