Developing Nonprofit and Human Service Leaders: Essential by Larry D. (Dan) Watson, Richard (Rick) A. (Alan) Hoefer

By Larry D. (Dan) Watson, Richard (Rick) A. (Alan) Hoefer

Developing Nonprofit and Human provider Leaders comprehensively prepares scholars with the talents to effectively deal with human provider firms. Authors Larry D. Watson and Richard Hoefer discover center managerial potential adapted to the original setting of those firms, together with administrative tasks, values and ethics, organizational theories, management, forums of administrators, fundraising, supervision, study, cultural attention, and extra. This crucial textual content bargains hands-on perform for the talents that destiny directors might want to make a considerable impression of their corporations and groups.

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Can your agency help? B. Agency Functioning You are sitting in your office when the phone rings. It is Mr. Warbucks, who is the community relations director of the Acme Tobacco Company, the largest tobacco company in America. They have selected your agency to receive a $100,000 check to remodel the agency’s youth services complex. You have recently had the board of directors approve a policy that all facilities in the agency will be smoke free. Some of the employees are very angry that they must leave the property to smoke, and a few have resigned.

Management began to view workers as capable of growth, needing choice to grow and as adaptive. Managers also began to recognize that motivation was important and that the sources of motivation would change over time. In The Human Side of Enterprise, Douglas McGregor (1957) proposed a framework to examine administrative styles that he called Theory X and Theory Y. The traditional approach to management he labeled as Theory X management. He proposed a Theory Y as an alternative approach in which the task of management was to arrange organizational conditions and methods of operation so that people could achieve their own goals by directing their own efforts toward organizational objectives.

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