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The Resource Exposing the elephants : creating exceptional nonprofits, Pamela J. Wilcox

Exposing the elephants : creating exceptional nonprofits, Pamela J. Wilcox

Label
Exposing the elephants : creating exceptional nonprofits
Title
Exposing the elephants
Title remainder
creating exceptional nonprofits
Statement of responsibility
Pamela J. Wilcox
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wilcox, Pamela J
Dewey number
658/.048
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HD62.6
LC item number
.W55 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Nonprofit organizations
Target audience
adult
Label
Exposing the elephants : creating exceptional nonprofits, Pamela J. Wilcox
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Wide Reach of Nonprofits
  • 158
  • Reality
  • 159
  • Consequences
  • 162
  • Cost of Opportunity Lost
  • 163
  • Part III
  • Elephant Solutions: Good Behavior, Exceptional Results
  • 167
  • 4
  • A New Mindset
  • 167
  • Coaxing Elephants into the Open
  • 168
  • Five Elephant Solutions
  • 169
  • Chapter 8
  • Mission Impossible Solution: Create One Mission System
  • 171
  • Taming the Mission Impossible Elephant
  • Myths That Surround Nonprofits
  • 171
  • Elephant Solution One: Create One Mission System
  • 172
  • Making the Changes Stick
  • 193
  • Chapter 9
  • Earth to Board Solution: A Shared Reality
  • 203
  • Taming the Earth to Board Elephant
  • 203
  • 7
  • Elephant Solution Two: Seek a Shared Reality
  • 204
  • Making the Changes Stick
  • 218
  • Chapter 10
  • Board Fiddles, Rome Burns Solution: Develop Policy and Strategy at Every Level
  • 227
  • Taming the Board Fiddles, Rome Burns Elephant
  • 227
  • Elephant Solution Three: Develop Policy and Strategy at All Levels
  • Higher Expectations Equal Better Nonprofits
  • 228
  • Making the Changes Stick
  • 246
  • Chapter 11
  • Smile, Not Skill Solution: Demand Performance
  • 253
  • Taming the Smile, Not Skill Elephant
  • 253
  • Elephant Solution Four: Demand Performance
  • 254
  • 11
  • CEOs and Performance
  • 269
  • Making the Changes Stick
  • 278
  • Chapter 12
  • Read My Lips Solution: Reward Results, Not Rhetoric
  • 283
  • Taming the Read My Lips Elephant
  • 283
  • Elephant Solution Five: Reward Results, Not Rhetoric
  • Chapter 2
  • 284
  • Making the Changes Stick
  • 292
  • Conclusion: Exceptional Nonprofits
  • 297
  • Transforming Unruly Pachyderms into Well-Behaved Guests
  • 297
  • Exceptional Nonprofits Meet Future Challenges
  • 300
  • Exceptional Nonprofits and the Future
  • Nonprofit Dilemma
  • 303
  • 15
  • Rating Nonprofit Performance
  • Live Lessons and At the Salt Mines
  • 15
  • "If It Ain't Broke, Don't Fix It."
  • 17
  • Part II
  • Problem Elephants: Bad Behavior, Bad Results
  • 21
  • Uninvited Guests: The Elephants of the Nonprofit Sector
  • 21
  • Chapter 3
  • Mission Impossible Elephant
  • xvii
  • 25
  • Where's Mission?
  • 25
  • I'm the Expert Archetype
  • 26
  • Two Nonprofit Components
  • 28
  • Constraints to the Volunteer Role
  • 29
  • Roles and Relationships Defined
  • Part I
  • 31
  • I'm the Expert Takes Over
  • 36
  • A Live Lesson: "Two Does Not Equal One"
  • 38
  • A Primer of Lessons from "Two Does Not Equal One"
  • 47
  • Where's the Mission?
  • 55
  • Chapter 4
  • Promise versus Reality
  • Earth to Board Elephant
  • 61
  • A Reality Check
  • 61
  • Siren Call of "Members"
  • 62
  • Connect and Articulate
  • 62
  • Protect and Supervise
  • 65
  • 1
  • Board's Worst Enemy
  • 69
  • A Live Lesson: "Intentional Grounding Is Not a Foul"
  • 71
  • Economic Cost of the Earth to Board Elephant
  • 82
  • Chapter 5
  • Board Fiddles, Rome Burns Elephant
  • 87
  • Whose Job Is It?
  • Chapter 1
  • 87
  • Policy and Strategy Uncensored
  • 88
  • Board-Level Policy and Strategy
  • 93
  • A Live Lesson: "Behind CEO Mismanagement Lurks Board Failure"
  • 100
  • Chapter 6
  • Smile, Not Skill Elephant
  • 117
  • Nonprofits: A Closer Look
  • Then There Were None: The Disappearing CEO
  • 117
  • A Brief Introduction: Four Elephants and a Code
  • 118
  • Board and CEO
  • 120
  • CEO and Staff
  • 127
  • A Live Lesson: "If the CEO Fails, Blame the Staff"
  • 133
  • 3
  • Chapter 7
  • Read My Lips Elephant
  • 147
  • Hubris and Nonprofits
  • 147
  • Outsized Rhetoric: Up Close and Personal
  • 148
  • Why Are Nonprofits Addicted to Outsized Rhetoric?
  • 151
  • Live Lesson: "Great Is Just a State of Mind"
Control code
ocm64688624
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xviii, 318 pages
Isbn
9780471792215
Lccn
2006008031
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
658.048 W643 ; P ; XX-N ; C1006BT1 (BN).
Other control number
9780471792215
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o64688624
  • (Sirsi) o64688624
Label
Exposing the elephants : creating exceptional nonprofits, Pamela J. Wilcox
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Wide Reach of Nonprofits
  • 158
  • Reality
  • 159
  • Consequences
  • 162
  • Cost of Opportunity Lost
  • 163
  • Part III
  • Elephant Solutions: Good Behavior, Exceptional Results
  • 167
  • 4
  • A New Mindset
  • 167
  • Coaxing Elephants into the Open
  • 168
  • Five Elephant Solutions
  • 169
  • Chapter 8
  • Mission Impossible Solution: Create One Mission System
  • 171
  • Taming the Mission Impossible Elephant
  • Myths That Surround Nonprofits
  • 171
  • Elephant Solution One: Create One Mission System
  • 172
  • Making the Changes Stick
  • 193
  • Chapter 9
  • Earth to Board Solution: A Shared Reality
  • 203
  • Taming the Earth to Board Elephant
  • 203
  • 7
  • Elephant Solution Two: Seek a Shared Reality
  • 204
  • Making the Changes Stick
  • 218
  • Chapter 10
  • Board Fiddles, Rome Burns Solution: Develop Policy and Strategy at Every Level
  • 227
  • Taming the Board Fiddles, Rome Burns Elephant
  • 227
  • Elephant Solution Three: Develop Policy and Strategy at All Levels
  • Higher Expectations Equal Better Nonprofits
  • 228
  • Making the Changes Stick
  • 246
  • Chapter 11
  • Smile, Not Skill Solution: Demand Performance
  • 253
  • Taming the Smile, Not Skill Elephant
  • 253
  • Elephant Solution Four: Demand Performance
  • 254
  • 11
  • CEOs and Performance
  • 269
  • Making the Changes Stick
  • 278
  • Chapter 12
  • Read My Lips Solution: Reward Results, Not Rhetoric
  • 283
  • Taming the Read My Lips Elephant
  • 283
  • Elephant Solution Five: Reward Results, Not Rhetoric
  • Chapter 2
  • 284
  • Making the Changes Stick
  • 292
  • Conclusion: Exceptional Nonprofits
  • 297
  • Transforming Unruly Pachyderms into Well-Behaved Guests
  • 297
  • Exceptional Nonprofits Meet Future Challenges
  • 300
  • Exceptional Nonprofits and the Future
  • Nonprofit Dilemma
  • 303
  • 15
  • Rating Nonprofit Performance
  • Live Lessons and At the Salt Mines
  • 15
  • "If It Ain't Broke, Don't Fix It."
  • 17
  • Part II
  • Problem Elephants: Bad Behavior, Bad Results
  • 21
  • Uninvited Guests: The Elephants of the Nonprofit Sector
  • 21
  • Chapter 3
  • Mission Impossible Elephant
  • xvii
  • 25
  • Where's Mission?
  • 25
  • I'm the Expert Archetype
  • 26
  • Two Nonprofit Components
  • 28
  • Constraints to the Volunteer Role
  • 29
  • Roles and Relationships Defined
  • Part I
  • 31
  • I'm the Expert Takes Over
  • 36
  • A Live Lesson: "Two Does Not Equal One"
  • 38
  • A Primer of Lessons from "Two Does Not Equal One"
  • 47
  • Where's the Mission?
  • 55
  • Chapter 4
  • Promise versus Reality
  • Earth to Board Elephant
  • 61
  • A Reality Check
  • 61
  • Siren Call of "Members"
  • 62
  • Connect and Articulate
  • 62
  • Protect and Supervise
  • 65
  • 1
  • Board's Worst Enemy
  • 69
  • A Live Lesson: "Intentional Grounding Is Not a Foul"
  • 71
  • Economic Cost of the Earth to Board Elephant
  • 82
  • Chapter 5
  • Board Fiddles, Rome Burns Elephant
  • 87
  • Whose Job Is It?
  • Chapter 1
  • 87
  • Policy and Strategy Uncensored
  • 88
  • Board-Level Policy and Strategy
  • 93
  • A Live Lesson: "Behind CEO Mismanagement Lurks Board Failure"
  • 100
  • Chapter 6
  • Smile, Not Skill Elephant
  • 117
  • Nonprofits: A Closer Look
  • Then There Were None: The Disappearing CEO
  • 117
  • A Brief Introduction: Four Elephants and a Code
  • 118
  • Board and CEO
  • 120
  • CEO and Staff
  • 127
  • A Live Lesson: "If the CEO Fails, Blame the Staff"
  • 133
  • 3
  • Chapter 7
  • Read My Lips Elephant
  • 147
  • Hubris and Nonprofits
  • 147
  • Outsized Rhetoric: Up Close and Personal
  • 148
  • Why Are Nonprofits Addicted to Outsized Rhetoric?
  • 151
  • Live Lesson: "Great Is Just a State of Mind"
Control code
ocm64688624
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xviii, 318 pages
Isbn
9780471792215
Lccn
2006008031
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
658.048 W643 ; P ; XX-N ; C1006BT1 (BN).
Other control number
9780471792215
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o64688624
  • (Sirsi) o64688624

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