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Tag: Frances Kunreuther

The New Lifecycle of Work

As long-term leaders in the nonprofit sector think about life after they leave their current jobs, two things become clear: they are not planning to move into traditional retirement, and they want to continue to contribute to the common good. This report, done in partnership with Civic Ventures and Clohesy Consulting, describes the findings from a survey of long-term nonprofit leaders age 55 and older and how they view their next stage of life.

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Structuring Leadership

This report sets out to identify and document models of distributed leadership with a focus on increasing organizational impact. Our interest was to find operating structures that address potential barriers to effectiveness, including the growing demands on executives running nonprofits, the current realities of a multigenerational workforce where older leaders will stay longer, and the expectations and work style of new generations coming into the workplace with a strong team orientation. This paper outlines the foundations, practices, and results of distributed leadership and suggests directions for further research.more

Working Across Generations

Now available! Working Across Generations, winner of the Axiom Gold Medal for Philanthropy, offers a comprehensive look at the leadership and generational shifts in the nonprofit sector. Order your copy now! more

From the Ground Up

Social-change organizations operate in communities all over the United States, but little has been written about the details of their operations. This new book, co-written by Building Movement Project Director Frances Kunreuther, takes a close look at how these organizations address challenges related to leadership, staff development, resource needs, decision-making, and collaborations.more

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