Leadership Skills (Paperback)

Developing Volunteers for Organizational Success

By Emily Kittle Morrison

Da Capo Lifelong Books, 9781555610661, 240pp.

Publication Date: June 22, 1994

List Price: 19.99*
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A complete handbook for building leadership skills within any type of volunteer organization

Starting with the basics of leadership for management positions, you'll learn to achieve your goals and to inspire the best, most productive work from volunteers.

A comprehensive guide, packed with invaluable information and easy-to-use worksheets and forms. Any non-profit organization, volunteer group, board, auxiliary, fraternal organization, social service agency or club can use and adapt these forms to help their group achieve goals successfully.

Discusses trends in voluntarism, who volunteers and why, community resources for training, guidelines and contacts.

Learn how to conduct an effective meeting, establish goals, manage time, set priorities, create publicity and develop your career, Plus, how to:
  • create unity within committees
  • enhance motivation
  • solve problems
  • communicate effectively
  • identify nonproductive behavior
  • evaluate the group's effectiveness
  • delegate responsibility
  • develop commitment and involvement

About the Author

Emily Kittle Morrison, M.A. Personnel and M.A. Human Resource Management, is a member of the American Society of Training and Development, the Association of Volunteer Administrators and the National Center for Citizen Involvement.