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Here are some tried-and-true tools for efficient and effective supervision:


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  • From Hiring to Firing– A No-Nonsense Guide to Managing Employee Performance – Co-authored with Derek Redman, Q.C., Paula’s latest book, released in October 2006, is rapidly becoming a popular read.
  • Great Boards–Plain & Simple (2003) is a must-read guidebook for managers and board volunteers in the nonprofit sector.
  • Great Boards–Plain & Simple–The Workbook (2003) is a practical accompaniment to Great Boards–Plain & Simple.
  • The Supervisor’s Big Book of Answers (1999) is a practical guide for supervisors and managers working in human service organizations.
  • Taming Turnover (2001) is an important resource to help organizations find and keep employees.
  • 7 New Rules for the Sandbox – The ABCs of Generational Retention (2009)
  • Following the Leader – Executive Succession for Your Nonprofit (2013)

  • Building the Bridge As You Walk on It – A Guide for Leading Change (2004).Robert E. Quinn. ISBN 0-7879-7112-X.
  • The Cycle of Leadership – How Great Leaders Teach Their Companies to Win. (2004).Noel M. Tichy with Nancy Cardwell. ISBN 0-06-662057-0.
  • Delivering Knock Your Socks off Service (3rd Edition) (1998). Third Edition Revisions done by Ron Zemke. Performance Research Associates, Inc. ISBN 0-8144-0765.
  • The Economics of Happiness. Mark Anielski.
  • Fierce Conversations – Achieving Success At Work & In Life One Conversation at a Time (2004). Susan Scott. ISBN 0-425-19337-3.
  • Filthy Rich – How to Turn Your Nonprofit Fantasies into Cold, Hard Cash (2000). Dr. Richard Steckel. ISBN 1-58008-249-1.
  • First, Break All The Rules – What The World’s Greatest Managers Do Differently (1999). Marcus Buckinghan & Curt Coffman. ISBN 0-684-85286-1.
  • FISH! Lundin, Stephen C., Harry Paul and John Christensen. ISBN 0-7868-6602-0.
  • For One More Day. Mitch Albom. ISBN 1-4013-0327-7.
  • Good To Great (2001). Jim Collins. ISBN 0-06-662099-6.
  • The Leadership Challenge (2002). Kouzes & Posner. ISBN 02-7879-5678-3.
  • The Leadership Gap: Building Leadership Capacity for Competitive Advantages (2005). Dr. Davis S. Weiss & Dr. Vince Molinaro. ISBN: 0470835680
  • Leadership in Organizations (Custom edition for Royal Roads University) (2002). Gary Yukl. ISBN 0-536-70282-9.
  • Managing Transitions – Making the Most of Change (1991). William Bridges. ISBN 02015500733.
  • Mind Power – Into the 21st Centrury (1999). John Kehoe. ISBN 0-9697551-4-7.
  • Practicing Servant Leadership – Succeeding Through Trust, Bravery and Forgiveness.(2002).Larry C. Spears and Michele Lawrence – Editors. ISBN 0-7879-7455-2.
  • Quick Team-Building Activities for Busy Managers. Brian Cole Miller (2004). ISBN 0-8144-7201-X
  • 7 Measures of Success – What Remarkable Associations Do That Others Don’t (2006). ASAE & The Centre for Association Leadership. ISBN 0-88034-272-2.
  • Simple Abundance. Sara Ban Breathnach. ISBN 0-446-51913-8.
  • Synchronicity – The Inner Path of Leadership (1996). Joseph Jaworski and Introduction by Peter Senge. ISBN 1-57675-031-0.
  • Team Workout – A Trainer’s Sourcebook. Glenn Parker & Richard Kropp (2001). ISBN 0-8144-7120-X.
  • Teams That Click. Harvard Business School Press (2004). ISBN 1-59139-350-7.
  • When Generations Collide: Who They Are. Why They Clash. How to Solve the Generational Puzzle at Work. Lynne C. Lancaster (Author), David Stillman (Author)

The following are various NCG Inc recommended links relating to nonprofit management: