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.

Oasis Center: An Overview

Oasis center: An overview

This chapter reveals the core of the Oasis Center—the infrastructure, programs, and outcomes of the organization. These components are the nuts and bolts that will introduce the reader to the center. Subsequent chapters provide a richer description of this agency and its strengths and weaknesses. The descriptions and data in this chapter provide the reader with a benchmark for gauging an organization's similarity to the one in this study (Letts, Ryan, & Grossman, 1999).

Oasis: A Center of Achievement

Oasis Center is a nationally acclaimed nonprofit agency that provides comprehensive programs that meet the needs of youth and their families in and around Nashville, Tennessee. On many occasions, the Center has received coveted recognition such as the J.C. Penney Golden ...

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