Individual Author Record
Name: Peter BrinkerhoffPen Name: None Genre: Audience: Adult; Born: Hartford, Ct
-- Website -- http://www.missionbased.com
-- Peter Brinkerhoff on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=peter+brinkerhoff
Illinois ConnectionPeter and his family lived in Springfield, IL from 1977-2007. Peter and his wife now call Union Hall, VA home.
Biographical and Professional InformationN/A
- Faith Based Management, Wiley, John & Sons, 1999
- Financial Empowerment, Wiley, John & Sons, 1998
- Mission Based Management, Wiley, John & Sons, 1998
- Mission Based Marketing, Wiley, John & Sons, 1998
- Social Entrepreneurship, Wiley, John & Sons, 2000
Titles At Your Library
Mission-Based Marketing: Positioning Your Not-for-Profit in an Increasingly Competitive World
ISBN: 0471237183 Wiley. 2002 A direct, practical guide that shows how you can lead your not-for-profit to success in a more competitive world. This book provides the knowledge and skills to build a market-driven organization that holds onto its core values, does a better job of providing mission, and successfully competes for funding, clients, referral sources, staff, and board members.
Other titles in the Mission-Based Management Series
Mission-Based Management: Leading Your Not-for-Profit into the 21st Century
Named "Best New Nonprofit Management Book" by the Nonprofit Management Association. The Association said, "The Nonprofit Management Association is pleased to spotlight the extraordinary work of Peter Brinckerhoff in his newest publication, Mission-Based Management: Leading Your Not-for-Profit into the 21st Century." The book was cited by the Nonprofit Management Association as "a great overall manager's and board member's guide to not-for-profits-quite laudable in that it's eminently readable and downright enjoyable."
Financial Empowerment: More Money for More Mission
Named "Best New Nonprofit Management Book" by the Nonprofit Management Association. This second volume of the widely respected Mission-Based Management Series outlines a not-for-profit organization's plan for financial success. It highlights the eight characteristics of financial empowerment, and provides the skills and concepts that a nonprofit organization and its managers will need to survive, including estimating cash needs, treating funders like valued customers, developing money-making businesses, determining the financial options that are available, and implementing an empowered budget process.
Mission-Based Management: Leading Your Not-For-Profit in the 21st Century (Wiley Nonprofit Law, Finance and Management Series)
ISBN: 0471390135 Wiley. 2000 FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE "BEST NEW NONPROFIT BOOK"!-The Alliance for Nonprofit Management
This practical, comprehensive, and easy-to-use workbook provides key tools to help managers of nonprofits ensure that their organization pursues its mission, meets the changing needs of the community-and has enough money to make ends meet-while also satisfying the demands of funders, clientele, boards, staff, and bankers. Designed to equip nonprofit managers and other nonprofit workers with the guidance they need to do their jobs and run their organizations more effectively and efficiently, this workbook is also a hands-on tool to help implement the ideas in the author's highly regarded Mission-Based Management. Filled with indispensable checklists, worksheets, forms, displays, and hands-on suggestions, and including a companion CD-ROM, the Workbook will show you how to smoothly and successfully:
* Hone your organization's core competencies
* Focus your resources
* Improve overall mission capability
* Get the most out of group discussions
* Utilize self-assessment tools
... and much more to help you and all involved help your organization achieve its mission
Financial Empowerment: More Money for More Mission: An Essential Financial Guide for Not-For-Profit Organizations (Wiley Nonprofit Law, Finance, and Management)
ISBN: 0471296929 Wiley. 1998 In order to make sure that a not-for-profit is able to best complete its mission, a manager of the organization must determine how to allocate the resources it has today, and ensure the financial future of the organization by managing the funds to work for them in the long-term. This second volume of the widely-respected Mission-Based Management(r) Series outlines a not-for-profit organization's plan for financial success. It highlights the eight characteristics of financial empowerment, and provides the skills and concepts that a nonprofit organization and its managers will need to survive, including estimating cash needs, treating funders like valued customers, developing money-making businesses, determining the financial options that are available, and implementing an empowered budget process.
Other titles in the Mission-Based Management(r) Series
Mission-Based Management: Leading Your Not-for-Profit into the 21st Century
Named "Best New Nonprofit Management Book" by the Nonprofit Management Association. The Association said, "The Nonprofit Management Association is pleased to spotlight the extraordinary work of Peter Brinckerhoff in his newest publication, Mission-Based Management: Leading Your Not-for-Profit Into the 21st Century." The book was cited by the Nonprofit Management Association as "a great overall manager's and board member's guide to non-profits—quite laudable in that it's eminently readable and downright enjoyable."
Mission-Based Marketing: How Your Not-for-Profit Can Succeed in a More Competitive World
A direct, practical guide that shows how you can lead your not-for-profit to success in a more competitive world. The book provides the knowledge and skills to build a market-driven organization that holds onto its core values, does more mission better, and successfully competes for funding, clients, referral sources, staff, and board members.
In this direct, practical guide, Peter Brinckerhoff shows how you can have more money to do more mission. You will learn:
In the book you will learn the eight characteristics of financial empowerment and then explore each one in depth. Peter gives you ideas and techniques you can begin to use tomorrow. The book shows you:
Peter is the author of two award-winning books, Mission-Based Management and Financial Empowerment, both published by Wiley. His newest book, Mission-Based Marketing, was released in September 1997. Peter's books are used as the core texts in over 50 graduate and undergraduate university programs in nonprofit management. Peter's articles have been published in Advancing Philanthropy, NonProfit World, Strategic Governance, The Journal of Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Marketing, Communications, and The Grantsmanship Center News.
Peter received his Bachelor's Degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his Master's of Public Health Administration from Tulane. He is a former VISTA Volunteer, and has served as a staff member, Executive Director, board member, and volunteer for numerous local, state, and national not-for-profits. Peter lives in Springfield, Illinois with his wife Chris and their three children, Ben, Adam, and Caitlin.
Faith-Based Management: Leading Organizations That are Based on More Than Just Mission
ISBN: 0471315443 Wiley. 1999 The First and Only Complete Guide to Successfully ManagingFaith-Based Organizations Faith-Based Management Written by aleading international expert on faith-based management, this bookdescribes proven management strategies and techniques developed atsome of the world's most successful places of worship andfaith-based service organizations. It also supplies you with acomplete action plan for quickly implementing them in yourorganization. Peter Brinckerhoff begins by exploring the uniquechallenges faced by managers of faith-based organizations. He thenidentifies the seven key characteristics of a successfulfaith-based organization and provides you with clear,easy-to-follow guidelines on how to:
* Assess and examine your organization's strengths andweaknesses
* Clearly define staff roles and responsibilities
* Delegate, evaluate, discipline, and motivate paid staff
* Find, train, motivate, and hold on to top-notch volunteers
* Generate budgets and financial reports and implement financialcontrols
* Improve your leadership skills
* Conduct sophisticated, cost-effective marketing compaigns thatwork
* Create strategic, business, and marketing plans
"Brinckerhoff has captured the essence of faith-based management inhis latest book. He has successfully integrated proven managementconcepts and ideas with the spiritual mission that distinguishesfaith-based organizations. A must-read for volunteers and staff."--Dana R. Todsen, ACFRE President and CEO Baptist HealthFoundation, Inc. Birmingham, Alabama "Faith-Based Management is aconcise, accurate, and practical book. It will be a very helpfulresource for leaders who are trying to unite faith and mission intoday's world." --The Reverend Dr. John R. Buzza Hope PresbyterianChurch and Community Ministry Center Springfield, Illinois"Faith-Based Management offers the fourth important contribution inPeter Brinckerhoff's management series for not-for-profitexecutives. If mission, finance, and marketing are important tonot-for-profits' success, core values and beliefs are essential tothe faith-based not-for-profits' very existence. Peter once againchallenges and provokes thoughtful reflection while providing thereader with a pragmatic prescription for improving the overallmanagement of the faith-based organization. He challenges each ofus to accept full responsibility for carrying out God's work. Heshows us a way." --Reid S. Thebault President and CEO YMCA ofMetropolitan Detroit
Social Entrepreneurship : The Art of Mission-Based Venture Development
ISBN: 0471362824 Wiley. 2000 Until very recently, popular belief held that business skills werenot needed at charitable organizations. No longer. Far frominterfering with an organization s ability to provide neededservices, techniques such as marketing, cash flow analysis,property management, and good use of technology all contribute to acharitable organization s mission capability. Unlike anot-for-profit that thinks of itself as a charity, the successfulnot-for-profit is really a mission-based business. In an era ofrapid change, increasing competition, and the need for moreaccountability to governments, foundations, insurers, and donors,knowing how to innovate, compete, and take reasonable risks onbehalf of the mission is critical. It is, in short, the era of thesocial entrepreneur.
The skilled social entrepreneur has the ability to get the mostmission out of the resources at hand including traditional businesstechniques. Finally, here is a book that will help you learn theirtechniques. In Social Entrepreneurship, you will learn howsuccessful social entrepreneurs:
* Focus on community wants and needs
* Match those with core competencies to provide the qualityservices
* Assess risk and gauge opportunity
* Develop new project ideas and test their feasibility
* Write a business plan
* Project finances in the plan
* Tap into new sources of funding
* Develop the idea of social entrepreneurship throughout theorganization
* Make sure that mission, not money, is the bottom line
Also included are the seven essential steps of the not-for-profitbusiness development process, real-world case studies, samplebusiness plans, and a self-assessment process to determine if yourorganization is ready for social entrepreneurism. In addition toentrepreneurs, middle managers, policy setters, volunteers, and ahost of other important staff members will get value from themission-beneficial information in this book. Most important, SocialEntrepreneurship will help you to help your organization succeedand thrive and make your job more interesting and productive.
Praise for Social Entrepreneurship
The Art of Mission-Based Venture Development
"A great read . . . contains both the theoretical underpinnings andpractical applications that those of us in nonprofit leadershipbadly need. I will share it with my management team and board."Joseph M. Hafey, President and CEO, Public Health Institute
"A sound, practical guide for developing social entrepreneurs.Brinckerhoff makes taking mission-related business risks on behalfof the people served less risky with the step-by-step applicationof business ideas and techniques. Warnings, real-world examples,and hands-on advice keep the reader on track to sensible risktaking." Connie Kirk, President and CEO, Tommy Nobis Center
"Peter C. Brinckerhoff s new and masterfully written book has a lotof practical information in it for any organization that wants tolearn how to become and stay entrepreneurial. Brinckerhoff providesthe right kind of information to any organization interested insucceeding in a highly competitive and service-oriented environment. . . [and] stresses the importance of an organization sencouraging innovation and risk only if it does not lose sight ofits core values, its strengths, and its mission. That is excellentadvice for any organization and for anyone who ventures intoentrepreneurial waters." Andrew H. Souerwine, PhD, EmeritusProfessor of Management and Organization The School of BusinessAdministration, University of Connecticut