Forces for good the six practices of high-impact nonprofits by Leslie R. Crutchfield

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Published by Jossey-Bass in Hoboken, NJ .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Nonprofit organizations,
  • Organizational effectiveness,
  • Leadership,
  • Management,
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Nonprofit Organizations & Charities

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementLeslie R. Crutchfield and Heather McLeod Grant ; foreword by J. Gregory Dees
ContributionsGrant, Heather McLeod, 1968-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD62.6 .C78 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25238681M
ISBN 109781118118801
LC Control Number2012008074

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