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Bergmann, Matthaus and Faust, Timotheus, eds. Handbook of business and finance: multinational companies, venture capital and non-profit organizations. New York, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc. 2010, 342 p.
LC Call Number: HD2755.5 .H367 2010
LC Catalog Record 2009027057

This collection of essays outlines research outcomes of business processes in multinational corporations, venture capital firms and non-profit organizations including research on the concept of self-sufficiency for non-profit organizations. Contains a brief description of major economic, institutional, and management theories and their application to a non-profit sector.

The Non-Profit Sector in the United States:
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Chew, Celine. Strategic Positioning in Voluntary and Charitable Organizations. New York; London: Routledge, 2009. 259 p.
LC Call Number: HD62.6 .C495 2009
LC Catalog Record: 2008042894

Provides theoretical and empirical analysis of a strategic positioning within voluntary and charitable organizations. Case studies and statistical analysis of British non-profits are used as the research methods. Particularly useful for those interested in non-profit management.

Cornforth, Chris, ed. Governance of Public and Non-Profit Organizations: What Do Boards Do? London; New York: Routledge, 2003. 259 p.
LC Call Number: HD2741 .G69 2003
LC Catalog Record: 2002068327
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This collection of essays provides a comprehensive overview of the board commissions' responsibilities, duties, and rights in different types of non-governmental and not-for-profit organizations in the UK. Particularly useful for those interested in learning about general principles of functioning, structure, and best practices of governance.

Cunningham, Ian and James, Philip, eds. Voluntary Organizations and Public Service Delivery. New York; London: Routledge, 2011. 245 p.
LC Call Number: HV41 .V65 2011
LC Catalog Record: 2010037995

This collection of essays provides a comprehensive overview of the worldly trends in employment and recruitment in a non-profit sector including analysis of contracting with voluntary service agencies in the US.

Cutt, James and Murray, Vic. Accountability and effectiveness evaluation in non-profit organizations. London; New York: Routledge, 2000. 294 p.
LC Call Number: HF5686.N56 C88 2000
LC Catalog Record: 99087024
Publisher's Description

Provides a short and precise overview of theoretical and practical aspects of accountability and evaluation processes in the non-profit sector. Case studies are used to demonstrate the practical usage of evaluation approaches, methods, and tools.

Edwards, Richard L. and Yankey, John A., eds. Effectively Managing Nonprofit Organizations. Washington, DC : NASW Press, 2006. 494 p.
LC Call Number: HV41 .E344 2006
LC Catalog Record: 2006000671
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This collection of essays provides a comprehensive outlook at the issues related to the management of non-profits. Focuses on writing grant-proposals, managing government relations, human resources, finances, liability and risk assessment and planning, information technology, strengthening Board performance, and creating strategic alliances.

Fayolle, Alain, and Matlay, Harry, eds. Handbook of Research on Social Entrepreneurship. Cheltenham, UK; Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar, 2010. 336 p.
LC Call Number: HD60 .H36 2010
LC Catalog Record: 2009941155

This collection of essays provides an overview of research on social entrepreneurship with an emphasis on Anglo-Saxon and European approaches to the latter. Particularly useful for those interested in learning about conceptual, definitional, contextual, and strategic perspective of social entrepreneurship.

Horne, Suzanne, and Maddrell, Avril. Charity Shops: Retailing Consumption and Society. London; New York: Routledge, 2002. 152 p.
LC Call Number: HF5482.4 .H67 2002
LC Catalog Record: 2001058719
Publisher's Description

Provides an overview of the history and development of the charity shops. The information on such shops used in this book is based on the examples from the UK, Europe, Australia, and North America.

Jegers, Marc. Managerial Economics of Non-Profit Organizations. New York, NY: Routledge, 2008. 165 p.
LC Call Number: HD62.6 .J44 2008
LC Catalog Record: 2007034552
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Provides short but comprehensive materials regarding managerial aspects of a non-profit management including founding, governing, staffing, organizational strategy of a non-profit organization and marketing, accounting and financial management in the latter. A good knowledge of management concepts, basic microeconomics, standard algebra, and traditional mathematical optimization techniques would be helpful for better understanding the book's materials.

Katsioloudes, Marios I. Strategic Management: Global Cultural Perspectives for Profit and Non-Profit Organizations. Burlington, MA: Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann, 2006. 387 p.
LC Call Number: HD30.28 .K3755 2006
LC Catalog Record: 2005024536
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Provides a detailed description of the strategic planning process in profit and non-profit organizations. Focuses on internal and external factors which determine and influence strategic marketing and management process within organizations.

London, Manuel, and Morfopoulos, Richard G. Social enterprise: How to Start Successful Social Responsibility and Community Based Initiatives for Advocacy and Change. New York; London: Routledge, 2010. 237 p.
LC Call Number: HD60 .L66 2010
LC Catalog Record: 2009025513

Provides comprehensive guidance on the establishment of socially-oriented organizations. Contains materials regarding strategy and measurement of social performance as well as learning resources for social entrepreneurs. Particularly useful for those interested in learning about social entrepreneurship, its strategy, potential social impact, and available resources for grant-seeking and advocacy.

Phillips, Susan D., and Smith, Steven R., eds. Governance and Regulation in the Third Sector: International Perspectives. New York; London: Routledge, 2011. 285 p.
LC Call Number: HD2769.15 .G66 2011
LC Catalog Record: 2010024826

This collection of essays provides a comprehensive up-to-date overview of the relationship between government and non-profit sectors in the world including the relationship between government and non-profits in the US. Particularly useful for those interested in learning about the history, current state, and future perspectives of the latter.
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