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Title:
The social entrepreneur's handbook : how to start, build, and run a business that improves the world
Author:
Scofield, Rupert.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : McGraw-Hill, [2011]

©2011
Physical Description:
viii, 264 pages ; 24 cm
Summary:
A hands-on guide for organizations to succeed in the exploding new field of social entrepreneurship, from one of its earliest leaders, President and CEO of microfinance giant FINCA.
Language:
English
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: 1.Identifying Your Constituency and Arranging Your Apprenticeship -- 2.The Big Idea and Finding a Mentor -- 3.We Few, We Happy Few: The Founding Fathers -- 4.Wanted: Resourceful Humans: Recruiting the Best Minds Money Can't Buy -- 5.Still Wanted: More Resourceful Humans: And the Interview Techniques to Find Them -- 6.Managing Them: On the Herding, Roping, and Hog-Tying of Cats -- 7.Continuing to Manage, and Staying in Touch -- 8.Leading Them: Finding Your Inner Andre Previn -- 9.The Private Pillar: Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? -- 10.Private Pillar Pitfalls: Sponsorship Programs and Dealing with Donors -- 11.The Power of the Other Pillars: Public and Internal -- 12.Communication: From "Who?" to Wheaties -- 13.Your Organization's Structure and Business and Financial Models -- 14.Systems: Give Me Liberty, or Give Me Systems! -- 15.Strategy: Getting Beyond "Everybody Go Long" -- 16.But It Used to Work So Well!: The Time and Place for Innovation -- 17.Governance by Dummies: Wise Counsel or Micromanagement by the Ignorant? -- 18.Humanitarians at the Gate: Surviving and Thriving in the Treacherous World of the Modern Nonprofit.
ISBN:
9780071750295
Format :
Book