Category «Non Profit»

What Leadership Styles and Characteristics Do Industry Partners Need to Exhibit to Produce Positive Outcomes from Collaborative Projects that Include Government and University Partners?

This is a Rapid Evidence Assessment focused on the identification of leadership styles and traits that enable industry partners to optimize their support on collaborative research projects. While there is considerable research on collaboration, there is a gap related to the leadership contributions that industry partners bring to team science projects.

Influences of Decisions and Outcomes on Organizational Identity and Sustainable Viability in Small, Private, Nonprofit, Mission-focused Higher Education Institutions

Achieving institutional relevance, distinctiveness, and affordability among present and future stakeholders determines sustainable viability for small, private, nonprofit higher education institutions. Actionable findings are discussed and a conceptual framework for decision-making is presented.

Chamber of Commerce Leaders: How aligned are they for their organization’s success?

There are over 7,000 chambers of commerce in the United States. Most are led by a paid staff Executive who serves for multiple years as a fulltime employee. They are also driven by a volunteer Chairperson who, typically, serves for one year. Working together is critical for organizational success.

How can Complex Organizations Engage in a Successful Restructuring while Simultaneously Improving the Delivery of Products and Capabilities?

A complex organization can impact a restructure by focusing on the processes and people behind it. Clear communication, an ambidextrous leadership style, training, and job resources can all contribute to maintaining employee engagement and the success of the restructuring initiative.

The Value of a Consortium to an ERP Implementation

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems are critical to college operations, but can be challenging for colleges to implement. Consortia present a unique solution to address gaps in their expertise and the skills needed to achieve a successful ERP.

Locating a New Collegiate Entrepreneurship Program, a Framework for a University Campus

Where should a college place its entrepreneurship program? This study of existing programs, both domestic and international, serves to fill knowledge gaps in this field of study.

How Does a Member’s Perception of Value Influence Their Decision to Join a Professional Organization?

A professional organization can increase their paying membership by providing items and activities of value to their members. The items and activities most desired from professional organizations include knowledge sharing, opportunities for collaboration, expanding professional networks, and the availability of collaboration spaces.

Human Interaction Management Impact on Hospital Labor Planning

Labor cost is the single highest expense for hospitals. Rather than relying on new technology, this case study seeks to utilize Human Interaction Management to redesign work structure and process to improve labor forecasting and scheduling outcomes.