Praise for The Jossey–Bass Reader on Nonprofit and Public Leadership
"The Jossey–Bass Reader on Nonprofit and Public Leadership is the most comprehensive collection of essays on leadership available. It should be required reading for all of those who teach, practice and are students of the art and science of leadership."
Stephen E. Condrey, University of Georgia
"This collection of short and readable pieces will be very valuable for students and practitioners of public and nonprofit leadership."
Michael O′Neill, professor of nonprofit management, School of Business and Professional Studies, University of San Francisco
"James Perry has provided a very valuable tool for nonprofit and public sector leaders. This collection represents the very best lessons for leaders, from John Gardner to Kouzes and Posner. The clear structuring and framing of the articles makes this a perfect handbook for nonprofit and public sector leaders of all types."
Ronald E. Riggio, Henry R. Kravis Professor of Leadership and Organizational Psychology Director, Kravis Leadership Institute, Claremont McKenna College
"Jim Perry brings together in a single volume much of the best writing on leadership theory and leadership ′doing.′ For anyone interested in the attributes and practice of leadership, this is the book, looking back at what′s been proven effective and forward to what′s needed in the next generation of leaders."
Timothy L. Seiler, director, The Fund Raising School, The Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana
About the Editor.
Part I: Aspirations for Leaders in the Nonprofit and Public Sectors.
1 What Is Leadership (Max DePree).
2 The Tasks of Leadership (John W. Gardner).
3 The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership (James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner).
4 How Leaders Are Grown: The Lessons of Example and Experience (Ray Blunt).
5 Maintaining Board Leadership: Staying on Track and Institutionalizing Excellence (John Carver).
Part II: Leadership Theories for the Nonprofit and Public Sectors.
6 Public–Sector Leadership Theory: An Assessment (Montgomery Van Wart).
7 Human Dignity and Grassroots Leadership Development (Jim Keddy).
8 Practicing Servant Leadership (Larry C. Spears).
9 Share Leadership (Leslie Crutchfield and Heather McLeod Grant).
10 Collaboration Processes: Inside the Black Box (Ann Marie Thomson and James L. Perry).
Part III: Key Leadership Skills.
11 The Strategy Change Cycle: An Effective Strategic Planning Approach for Nonprofit Organizations (John M. Bryson).
12 Delivering on the Promise of Nonprofits (Jeffrey L. Bardach, Thomas J. Tierney, and Nan Stone).
13 Performance Leadership: Eleven Better Practices That Can Ratchet Up Performance (Rbert D. Behn).
14 The Learning Leader as Culture Manager (Edgar H. Schein).
15 Maintaining Trust Through Integrity (Wrren Bennis and Joan Goldsmith).
16 Administrative Responsibility: The Key to Administrative Ethics (Terry L. Cooper).
17 Empowering People to Lead (Bill George).
18 Enlist Others: Attracting People to Common Purposes (James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner).
19 Diversity Management: An Essential Craft for Leaders (R. Roosevelt Thomas, Jr.).
20 Negotiating for the Public Good (Lisa Blomgren Bingham).
21 Seeing Your Way: Why Leaders Must Communicate Their Visions (Talula Cartwright and David Baldwin).
22 Seven Communication Tips an Effective Leader Must Have (William F. Kumuyi).
23 Nonprofits and Evaluation: Managing Expectations from the Leader s Perspective (Salvatore P. Alaimo).
Part IV: The Next Generation of Leaders and Leadership.
24 Sustaining Impact (Leslie Crutchfield and Heather McLeod Grant).
25 Characteristics of Leadership Effectiveness: Implementing Change and Driving Innovation in Organizations (Ann Gilley, Pamela Dixon, and Jerry W. Gilley).
26 Leadership and Innovation in the Public Sector (Sandford Borins).
27 The Changing of the Guard: What Generational Differences Tell Us About Social–Change Organizations (Frances Kunreuther).
28 Into the Fire: Boards and Executive Transitions (Michael Allison).
29 Leadership and Leading: Leadership Challenges (Marcia Marsh).
30 Understanding the Nonprofit Sector s Leadership Deficit (Thomas J. Tierney).
31 The Nexus Effect: When Leaders Span Group Boundaries (Jeffrey Yip, Serena Wong, and Christopher Ernst).
32 The Politics of Doing Good: Philanthropic Leadership for the Twenty–First Century (Leslie Lenkowsky).
33 New Models of Public Leadership (Joseph S. Nye, Jr.).
34 The Ties That Bind (Barbara Kellerman).