Managing People in Charities

Managing People in Charities

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A broad overview of personnel management with a particular focus on the charity sector. Managing People in Charities provides an overview of personnel management for the busy charity manager. It offers practical advice and guidance on the recruitment, management and development of staff and volunteers. Written in an easy to read, non-technical style, it combines 'how to' guides to basic personnel practices with advice on best practice. This new edition has been updated to reflect the latest employment law and regulation, and also includes additional material on trustee-executive staff relations and a new chapter on managing volunteers. Illustrated with checklists, short cases and models, the book provides accessible and practical guidance on personnel management for managers who are faced with the special challenges of the charity more

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  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 156 x 234mm
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • directory
  • 1860721257
  • 9781860721250

Table of contents

The uniqueness of the voluntary sector. Managing staff: responsibilities of trustees and chief executives. Managing staff: The legal framework. Managing staff: rules, procedures and best practice in times of change. Communication and staff involvement. Staff conditions: what you've got to do. Staff conditions: what you may want to do. Effective recruitment. Selecting fairly and efficiently. Developing staff: Motivation and Training. Developing staff: supervision and personal development. Taking the tough decisions. Managing volunteers. Developing a personnel strategy. Epilogue. more

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John Burnell is director of Personnel Solutions, a consultancy specialising in professional advice and guidance for not-for-profit more