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PPPA 8851 Board Governance and Volunteer Management : Welcome & Course Readings

Welcome to your course guide

Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

Required Course Readings

The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

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BoardSource. (2011). Nonprofit Board answer book: A practical guide for board members and Chief Executives (3rd ed.). Hoboken, NJ: Jossey-Bass.

Carlson, M., & Donohoe, M. (2010). Executive Director’s guide to thriving as a nonprofit leader (2nd ed.). Hoboken, NJ: Jossey-Bass.

Clerkin, R. M., Paarlberg, L. E., Christensen, R. K., Nesbit, R. A., & Tschirhart, M. (2013). Place, time, and philanthropy: Exploring geographic mobility and philanthropic engagement. Public Administration Review, 73(1), 97–106.

Crutchfield, L. R., & Grant, H. M. (2012). Forces for good: The six practices of high-impact nonprofits (2nd ed.). Hoboken, NJ: Jossey-Bass.

Hager, M. A., & Brudney, J. L. (2011). Problems recruiting volunteers: Nature versus nurture. Nonprofit Management and Leadership, 22(2), 137–157.

Heyman, D. R. (2011).Nonprofit management 101: A complete and practical guide for leaders and professionals. Hoboken, NJ: Jossey-Bass.

Hopkins, B. R. (2013). Wiley nonprofit authority: Bruce R. Hopkins Nonprofit Law Library: Essential questions and answers.Somerset, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

Pynes, J. E. (2013). Essential texts for nonprofit and public leadership and management: Human resources management for public and nonprofit organizations: A strategic approach (4th ed.). Somerset, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

Trower, C. A. (2012). Practitioner’s guide to governance as leadership: Building high-performing nonprofit boards. Somerset, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

Tschirhart, M., & Bielefeld, W. (2012).Managing nonprofit organizations. New York, NY: John Wiley and Sons.

Other Readings

Optional or supplemental readings may or may not be available in the library. Find further information about optional readings here.

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