1st Edition

Managing Human Resources for Nonprofits

By Kunle Akingbola Copyright 2015
    314 Pages 22 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    314 Pages 22 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    The core resources and capabilities of any nonprofit organization lie in their human capital; their knowledge, skills and behaviors are critical to the achievement of the organization's mission and performance. Thus, effective management of this key resource is integral to the nonprofit organization's success.

    This book focuses on the unique characteristics, challenges and contribution of human resource management to the strategic objectives of the nonprofit. It explores contemporary issues that place the management of people at the intersection between the mission, strategy and performance of the organization. The book:


    * Uses the latest theory to build models that explain the

    determinants and dimensions of strategic HRM within the nonprofit


    * Examines the core HRM functions in the context of the

    nonprofit sector to provide insight into how nonprofits can optimize

    HRM contributions to performance

    * Provides a step-by-step process to develop, implement and

    manage HR practices that are aligned with the strategy of the nonprofit organization

    * Demonstrates how to integrate volunteer management into

    strategic HRM

    Using examples from around the world, as well as cases to facilitate learning, this book is ideal for students and professionals interested in strategic human resource management, and nonprofit management.


    Part I: Context of Strategic Human Resource Management in the Nonprofit Sector  1. Overview of the Nonprofit Sector  2. Theories of Strategic HRM: A Review  3. Context and HRM in the Nonprofit Sector  4. Strategic Human Resource Management. 5. Human Resource Planning in the Nonprofit Sector  Part II: Implementation of Strategic Nonprofit Human Resource Management  6. Recruitment and Staffing  7. Training and Development: The Channel for Mission and Advocacy  8. Performance Management and Social Exchange  9. Compensation, Benefits and Beyond  10.  Labor Relations: A Countervailing  Approach  11. Volunteer Management and Strategic Nonprofit Human Resource Management  12. Change Management in the Nonprofit Sector  Part III: Evaluating Strategic NHRM  13. Metrics and HRM Outcomes in the Nonprofit Sector


    Kunle Akingbola is an associate professor in the Faculty of Business Administration at Lakehead University, Canada. His intellectual interests focus on complex interactions in HRM and strategic management in nonprofit and healthcare organizations. He is a certified HR professional with industry experience and a consultant to nonprofit organizations.