This book describes an approach to participatory management and leadership that has proven effective for organizations in U.S. and other western countries where people won’t permit teambuilding to develop to the exclusion of individuality. The groundbreaking core of the book shows how this participatory management strategy, Person-Centered Leadership for Nonprofit Organizations, can be incorporated with great success into high stress nonprofit organizations. The book describes the leadership philosophy and day-to-day operations of an award-winning social service organization that targets youth and their families while successfully using person-centered strategies as the management model.

Survival within Today's Nonprofit Organizations: Pressures and Burnout

Survival within today's nonprofit organizations: Pressures and burnout

Service Providers: The Pressures and Costs

He knew from friends at school what the bright yellow Safe Place signs meant. He had seen them all over town—at McDonald's, the grocery store, Blockbuster, and even on MTA buses. “If you're in trouble, we can help,” Daryl recalled. He knew he was in trouble, and he decided to see if it would work.

Daryl entered a store sporting the Safe Place logo and asked for help. Without a question, a quick call to Oasis Center provided Daryl a ride to their youth shelter. He arrived with the clothes on his back—torn jeans that sagged on his youthful frame; an *N Sync tee shirt dirtied ...

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