Managing Human Resources for Nonprofits
The core resources and capabilities of any nonprofit organization lie in their human capital; their knowledge, skills and behaviors are critical to the achievement of the organization's mission and performance. Thus, effective management of this key resource is integral to the nonprofit organization's success.
This book focuses on the unique characteristics, challenges and contribution of human resource management to the strategic objectives of the nonprofit. It explores contemporary issues that place the management of people at the intersection between the mission, strategy and performance of the organization. The book:
* Uses the latest theory to build models that explain the
determinants and dimensions of strategic HRM within the nonprofit
* Examines the core HRM functions in the context of the
nonprofit sector to provide insight into how nonprofits can optimize
HRM contributions to performance
* Provides a step-by-step process to develop, implement and
manage HR practices that are aligned with the strategy of the nonprofit organization
* Demonstrates how to integrate volunteer management into
Using examples from around the world, as well as cases to facilitate learning, this book is ideal for students and professionals interested in strategic human resource management, and nonprofit management.