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Toolkit Photo The Leadership Toolkit helps you assess the effectiveness of your organization and examine ways to become more effective. If your organization is small, there is a Human Resource Manual available for you to download and use in your daily operations. Annotated bibliographies, and other references to books, articles, experts by organizational function, and other analytic tools are available to help guide you as you work to strengthen the effectiveness of your organization.

This section is dynamic because it is the gateway to input from anyone who has discovered a particular resource, promising practice or tool that has proven to be useful in increasing the organizational effectiveness in his or her operation. To contribute to our site, please . You may also create a web page and offer it for consideration in a peer learning collection we are developing.

Sandra Trice Gray has written an important series of articles addressing leadership issues regarding Ethics and Accountability.

Organizational Effectiveness Survey

Organizational Performance Assessment

Human Resources Guide for Small Nonprofits
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Annotated Bibliographies


We acknowledge with special appreciation Gene Baten, President Baten Group, for writing the "Organizational Performance Assessment."

We appreciate and give special thanks to Michael Brintnall for writing, in cooperation with the Organizational Effectiveness Subcommittee, "Capacity Building for Nonprofit Leadership and Management: New Strategies for the Independent Sector."

Special thanks to Cheryl Harrison, Professor Central Connecticut State University, for writing the "Human Resources Guide for Small Nonprofits."

We also appreciate the special contributions of Independent Sector Leadership Program's Organizational Effectiveness Subcommittee Members for helping to frame the "Toolkit":

Melissa Berman, The Conference Board
Michael Brintnall, National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration
Katie Burnham, Society for Nonprofit Organizations
Karla Cosgriff, American Association of Museums
William Diaz, University of Minnesota Hubert H. Humphrey Institute
Badi Foster, Phelps Stokes Fund
Terri Freeman, The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region
Darell Hammond, KaBOOM!
Sharon Parker, Executive Diversity Consultants
Hilary Pennington, Jobs for the Future
Roni Posner, Alliance for Nonprofit Management
Trabian Shorters, Technology Works
Evan Stewart, Leadership Information Systems
Linda Tarr-Whelan, Center for Policy Alternatives


Gene Baten, Baten Group
Michael Brintnall, National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration
Badi Foster, Phelps Stokes Fund
Amy Kincaid, Change Matters
Cheryl Harrison, Central Connecticut University
Wallace Southerland, Creighton University
John Thomas, Independent Sector


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