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Strategic Planning for Public and Nonprofit Organizations: A Guide to Strengthening and Sustaining ...
John M. Bryson

Jossey-Bass, 2011

Praise for Strategic Planning for Public and Nonprofit Organizations "This is an immensely valuable resource for leaders, professionals, researchers, and other participants in public and nonprofit settings. Anyone professing competence in public and nonprofit management needs to know what Bryson says about strategic planning and management." —Hal G. Rainey, Alumni Foundation Distinguished Professor, University of Georgia; author, ...


Sustaining Strategic Readers: Techniques for Supporting Content Literacy in Grades 6-12
Valerie Ellery, Jennifer L. Rosenboom

International Reading Association, 2011

Valerie Ellery, author of the bestselling Creating Strategic Readers, teams up with secondary educator Jennifer Rosenboom to help you sustain, motivate, and engage older learners. Here you'll find a curriculum, assessment, and instruction framework focused on aligning literacy and content learning for middle and high school students. Organized to make planning and teaching both easy and effective, the chapters offer: * Highly effective ...


Living Off The Grid And Loving It: 40 Creative Ways To Living A Stress Free And Self-Sustaining Lifestyle ..., 2015

Discover 40 Creative Ways To Living A Stress Free And Self-Sustaining Lifestyle! Today only, get this Amazon bestseller for just $2.99. Regularly priced at $4.99. Read on your PC, Mac, smart phone, tablet or Kindle device. You’re about to discover 40 proven steps and strategies on how to live off the grid without causing yourself a ton of stress. This book is all about living off of the grid. It contains tons of tips to help you be ...


Competitive Advantage: Creating and Sustaining Superior Performance
Michael E. Porter

Free Press, 1998

The essential complement to the pathbreaking book Competitive Strategy, Michael E. Porter's Competitive Advantage explores the underpinnings of competitive advantage in the individual firm. Competitive Advantage introduces a whole new way of understanding what a firm does. Porter's groundbreaking concept of the value chain disaggregates a company into "activities," or the discrete functions or processes that represent the elemental ...


Living and Sustaining a Creative Life: Essays by 40 Working Artists

Intellect Ltd, 2013

In this day and age, when art has become more of a commodity and art school graduates are convinced that they can only make a living from their work by attaining gallery representation, it is more important than ever to show the reality of how a professional, contemporary artist sustains a creative practice over time. The forty essays collected in Living and Sustaining a Creative Life are written in the artists’ own voices and take the form ...


Sustaining Nonprofit Performance: The Case for Capacity Building and the Evidence to Support It
Paul C. Light

Brookings Institution Press, 2004

"The nonprofit sector survives because it has a self-exploiting work force: wind it up and it will do more with less until it just runs out. But at some point, the spring must break." America's nonprofit organizations face a difficult present and an uncertain future. Money is tight. Workloads are heavy, employee turnover is high, and charitable donations have not fully rebounded from the recent economic downturn. Media and political scrutiny ...


Sustaining the Law - Joseph Smith's Legal Encounters
Gordon A. Madsen

BYU Studies, 2014

Here is an extensive look at the legal encounters of Joseph Smith, prophet and organizer of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Throughout his life, legal issues became familiar to him, with enormous impacts. One cannot come to grips with the life and accomplishments of Joseph Smith without studying his numerous encounters with judges, lawyers, judicial procedures, legal transactions, and legal principles. This book is a first step ...


Sustaining and Improving Learning Communities
Jodi Levine Laufgraben, Nancy S. Shapiro

Jossey-Bass, 2004

Sustaining and Improving Learning Communities is the long awaited follow-up to the groundbreaking book Creating Learning Communities. The authors continue their exploration of the concept of learning communities as an innovation in undergraduate curricular instruction that allow students to actively participate in their own education, and deepen and diversify their college experience. Jodi Levine Laufgraben and Nancy S. Shapiro address a wide ...


Sustaining the Earth
G. Tyler Miller, Scott Spoolman

Cengage Learning, 2014

SUSTAINING THE EARTH provides the basic scientific tools for understanding and thinking critically about the environmental problems we face. About half the price of other environmental science texts, this 14-chapter, one-color core book offers an integrated approach that emphasizes how environmental and resource problems and solutions are related. The new edition of SUSTAINING THE EARTH is fully updated with the latest statistics and reports of ...


The Literacy Leadership Team: Sustaining and Expanding Success
Kathy S. Froelich, Enrique A. Puig

Pearson, 2009

The Literacy Leadership Team: Sustaining and Expanding Success provides clear and practical time-proven practices to assure that schools are consistently developing an “informed eye” when developing literacy curriculums and programs. This unique book provides a wealth of information to assist not only the literacy coach as a lead learner, but the entire literacy leadership team to focus on positive change or forward shifts in schools. 


Sustaining the Forest, the People, and the Spirit
Thomas Davis

SUNY Press, 2000

Documents and describes the Menominee Indians' tribal practice of sustainable environmental development. Sustaining the Forest, the People, and the Spirit tells the story of the Menominee Indian Tribe and how they have sustained their 230,000 acre forest in ways that have enhanced, rather than degraded, the environment in the face of development pressures. Through a careful look at Menominee history, politics, institutions, economy, culture, ...


Sustaining Activism: A Brazilian Women's Movement and a Father-Daughter Collaboration
Jeffrey W. Rubin, Emma Sokoloff-Rubin

Duke University Press Books, 2013

In 1986, a group of young Brazilian women started a movement to secure economic rights for rural women and transform women's roles in their homes and communities. Together with activists across the country, they built a new democracy in the wake of a military dictatorship. In Sustaining Activism , Jeffrey W. Rubin and Emma Sokoloff-Rubin tell the behind-the-scenes story of this remarkable movement. As a father-daughter team, they describe the ...


Special Events: Creating and Sustaining a New World for Celebration, (7th Edition)
Joe Goldblatt

Wiley, 2013

Providing a comprehensive guide to understanding, planning, promoting, and producing special events, this seventh edition of Special Events describes the theory and practice of all aspects of event management. Written for current and future event leaders, the text continues to expand its emphasis on the growing globalization of the profession, taking into account the skills leaders need to deal with other cultures, societies, and business ...


Initiating And Sustaining The Clinical Nurse Leader Role: A Practical Guide
James L. Harris, Linda A. Roussel, ...

Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2013

The revised Initiating and Sustaining the Clinical Nurse Leader Role A Practical Guide,Second Edition focuses on the evolution of the CNL role and creating a greater inter-professional collaboration with the community as well as academic and clinical partners. The text emphasizes inter-professional collaboration, accountability care organizations, transitions in care, evidence-based practice, and improvement science. While this text is intended ...


Global Health Nursing: Building and Sustaining Partnerships
Michele Upvall PhD RN CRNP, Jeanne Leffers PhD RN

Springer Publishing Company, 2014

"Primarily, the book covers different global health partnerships and initiatives, focusing on what works/what doesn't work and providing guidance for future partnerships. This is ideal for readers who focus their work in this area."-- Doody's Medical Reviews This innovative text for graduate and undergraduate nursing students fills a void in global health nursing literature by providing essential tools and strategies for building and ...


Resilience Thinking: Sustaining Ecosystems and People in a Changing World
Brian Walker PhD, David Salt

Island Press, 2006

Increasingly, cracks are appearing in the capacity of communities, ecosystems, and landscapes to provide the goods and services that sustain our planet's well-being. The response from most quarters has been for "more of the same" that created the situation in the first place: more control, more intensification, and greater efficiency. "Resilience thinking" offers a different way of understanding the world and a new approach to managing ...


Cengage Advantage Books: Sustaining the Earth
G. Tyler Miller, Scott Spoolman

Cengage Learning, 2011

Sustainability is the integrating theme of this current and thought-provoking book. SUSTAINING THE EARTH provides the basic scientific tools for understanding and thinking critically about the environmental problems we face. About half the price of other environmental science texts, this 14-chapter, one-color core book offers an integrated approach that emphasizes how environmental and resource problems and solutions are related. The ...


Sustaining Faith Traditions: Race, Ethnicity, and Religion among the Latino and Asian American Second ...

NYU Press, 2012

Over fifty years ago, Will Herberg theorized that future immigrants to the United States would no longer identify themselves through their races or ethnicities, or through the languages and cultures of their home countries. Rather, modern immigrants would base their identities on their religions. The landscape of U.S. immigration has changed dramatically since Herberg first published his theory. Most of today’s immigrants are Asian or Latino, ...


The Passion Conversation: Understanding, Sparking, and Sustaining Word of Mouth Marketing
Robbin Phillips, Greg Cordell, ...

Wiley, 2013

No passion, no conversation. No conversation, no word of mouth. No word of mouth, no successful business. If you think you are in the marketing business, think again. You’re in the people business, and The Passion Conversation teaches you how to get people to fall passionately and madly in love with your organization or cause. The author’s mash-up of the latest in wonky academic research with practical, real-world stories shows how ...


Sustaining the Transformation
U.S. Marine Corps

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013

The Corps does two things for America: they make Marines and they win the nation's battles. The ability to successfully accomplish the latter depends on how well the former is done.



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