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Young, Dennis R. 1943-

Overview
Works: 121 works in 275 publications in 2 languages and 7,019 library holdings
Genres: History  Case studies  Conference papers and proceedings  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: HD62.6, 658.048
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Dennis R Young
Governing, leading, and managing nonprofit organizations : new insights from research and practice by Dennis R Young( Book )

11 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Of singular concern to nonprofit organizations today are the problems of governance and management. As demonstrated in recent, highly publicized cases and in small, quiet crises across the nation, how an organization is run and who has the responsibility for it are questions of fundamental importance. Drawing on management research and inquiries into the nature of voluntary organizations, this volume provides insights into how managers, board members, and other leaders in the nonprofit sector can meet the pressing challenges of governance and management, and lead their organizations with informed vision and renewed purpose." "A publication of INDEPENDENT SECTOR, this book identifies what is unique about leadership in the nonprofit sector, and outlines what can be adapted and applied to nonprofit organizations from management research and practices developed in the business and public sectors. Governing, Leading, and Managing Nonprofit Organizations brings together leading scholars, researchers, and managers in the field to chart new directions for nonprofit management theory and practice in such areas as board structure and functions, board/staff relations, the mission of nonprofits, volunteer recruitment and retention, resource development and management, management for social change, and public policy issues that affect the management of nonprofit organizations."--Jacket
Public policy for day care of young children: organization, finance, and planning by Dennis R Young( Book )

14 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If not for profit, for what? : a behavioral theory of the nonprofit sector based on entrepreneurship by Dennis R Young( Book )

15 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Careers for dreamers & doers : a guide to management careers in the nonprofit sector by Lilly Cohen( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nonprofit organizations in a market economy : understanding new roles, issues, and trends( Book )

9 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Casebook of management for nonprofit organizations : entrepreneurship and organizational change in the human services by Dennis R Young( Book )

10 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Educating managers of nonprofit organizations( Book )

10 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Subsidizing inefficiency : a study of state aid and local government productivity by Richard H Silkman( Book )

7 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Corporate philanthropy at the crossroads( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Corporate philanthropy is at a crossroads, moving from a focus on "doing the right thing" for the community to one that emphasizes the bottom line of the corporation. This new corporate landscape presents some important challenges for the nonprofit sector. Corporate Philanthropy at the Crossroads looks at current practices, trends, and issues for corporate philanthropy and frames a productive research agenda based on the needs of practitioners. Here is a useful reference for fundraisers as they implement their strategic plans for the future. Indispensable reading for academics with an interest in corporate philanthropy
How shall we collect the garbage? A study in economic organization by Dennis R Young( Book )

4 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Foster care and nonprofit agencies by Dennis R Young( Book )

4 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Financing nonprofits : putting theory into practice by Dennis R Young( Book )

7 editions published between 1464 and 2007 in English and Thai and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handbook of research on nonprofit economics and management by Bruce A Seaman( Book )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nonprofit organizations are arguably the fastest growing and most dynamic part of modern market economies in democratic countries. This title explores the frontiers of knowledge at the intersection of economics and the management of nonprofit organizations
Economics for nonprofit managers by Dennis R Young( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Effective economic decision-making by nonprofit organizations( Book )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The music of management : applying organization theory by Dennis R Young( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This key text covers how we think about organizational management, how organizations work, how management challenges can be addressed, and how organizational behaviour can be better understood in alternative contexts. This work is a must for academics, practicing managers, students and teachers."--Jacket
Wise decision-making in uncertain times : using nonprofit resources effectively( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Civil society, the third sector and social enterprise : governance and democracy by Jean-Louis Laville( Book )

8 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Civil society organizations are playing a key role in addressing global societal and ecological issues, often setting the agenda for public discourse. Therefore, at a time when they are becoming more varied and interwoven than ever, critical analysis of the governance of these organizations and networks, and their role in a democratic society, is particularly important. This book addresses these challenges by revisiting concepts of citizenship, public participation, democratic exchange of ideas, markets, co-construction and co-production of public services, and alternative political ideologies. The first part of the book focuses on internal governance and the economic dimensions of civil society organizations and analyzes the growing role of management models. The second part addresses the institutional dimensions and focuses public spaces and the capacity of civil society organizations to resist, collaborate and negotiate with the state. This book is unique in bringing together different visions and perspectives on civil society governance for the first time and will be of interest to an international audience of researchers and policy-makers"--
Analysis of the National School Lunch Program and child nutrition needs by Dennis R Young( Book )

3 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A number of criticisms of the National School Lunch Program are substantiated by a structural analysis within the general context of national child nutrition needs. The National School Lunch Program has been criticized principally on the ground of inadequate coverage of child nutrition needs, particularly for poor children. For the year 1968, access to the school lunch program was available in 71,983 out of approximately 119,000 schools. However, only approximately 18.5 out of approximately 55.8 million children, aged five to 18, participated in the program. Thus, the program actually reached only about 33 percent of the nation's school age children. Only 2,409,680 out of 8,579,392 poor school-age children were served. The program does not favor the requirements of the needy. However, for the 1968 level of government appropriations to the school meal programs, more unmet child nutrition needs could be filled by, at the least, guaranteeing a free meal to all poverty children and raising prices for non-poverty children in schools that currently have a meal program. (Author/JM)
The social enterprise zoo : a guide for perplexed scholars, entrepreneurs, philanthropists, leaders, investors and policymakers( Book )

6 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Social Enterprise Zoo employs the metaphor of the zoo to gain a more comprehensive understanding of social enterprise - especially the diversity of its forms; the various ways it is organized in different socio-political environments; how different forms of enterprise behave, interact, and thrive; and what lessons can be drawn for the future development and study of organizations that seek to balance social or environmental impact with economic success. Recommended for students, researchers, policymakers, entrepreneurs and managers of social purpose organizations
 
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Careers for dreamers & doers : a guide to management careers in the nonprofit sector
Alternative Names
Young, Dennis 1943-

Young, Dennis R.

Young, Dennis Ralph.

Young, Dennis Ralph 1943-

‏ינג, דנניס ר.,‏ ‏1943־

영, 데니스 R. 1943-

Languages
English (143)

Thai (1)

Covers
Casebook of management for nonprofit organizations : entrepreneurship and organizational change in the human servicesSubsidizing inefficiency : a study of state aid and local government productivityFinancing nonprofits : putting theory into practiceHandbook of research on nonprofit economics and managementEffective economic decision-making by nonprofit organizationsThe music of management : applying organization theoryWise decision-making in uncertain times : using nonprofit resources effectively