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June 3, 2020

How to Manage When Things Are Not Okay (And Haven’t Been For Centuries)

While we—The Management Center—can’t undo the harms of nearly half a millennium of the degradation and dehumanization of Black people in the United States, we can help envision a path forward for managers and leaders. In this article, we share our best thinking on supporting your staff at a time when things are not okay (and haven’t been for a long time).

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Leaders of today’s nonprofit organizations need to know how to turn their missions and strategies into real world impact, and that’s what Managing to Change the World is all about. Whether you’re a new manager or an experienced one, this book will give you the tools you need to translate your vision into reality.