Publications by MDN Consultants & Trainers

Members of the Management Development Network have written many books on voluntary sector governance and management.
Most of the books are available from:

GENERAL MANAGEMENT

Just About Managing? Effective management for voluntary organisations and community groups
by Sandy Adirondack.
London Voluntary Service Council, 4th edition 2006.
£25 from the suppliers above.

Collaborative Working
by Alan Lawrie and Jan Mellor.
Directory of Social Change, forthcoming October 2013.
£19.95 from the suppliers above.

BOARDS / MANAGEMENT COMMITTEES

Governance Stories: A practical guide to setting up your management committee and making it work
by Shirley Otto and Jo Clifton.
Russell House Publishing, 2005.
£24.95 from the suppliers above or RHP

DEVELOPMENT, PLANNING AND CHANGE

The Complete Guide to Business and Strategic Planning for Voluntary Organisations
by Alan Lawrie.
Directory of Social Change, 3rd edition 2007.
£19.95 from the suppliers above.

The Complete Guide to Creating and Managing New Projects for Voluntary Organisations
by Alan Lawrie.
Directory of Social Change, 3rd edition 2010.
£19.95 from the suppliers above.

Developing Your Organisation
by Alan Lawrie.
Directory of Social Change, 2000.
£19.95 from the suppliers above.

Building Organisational Capacity in Iranian Civil Society: Mapping the progress of CSOs
by Catherine Squire.
Praxis Paper 8, International NGO Training and Research Centre (INTRAC), 2006.
Free download

FUNDING, INCOME GENERATION AND SOCIAL ENTERPRISE

How to Raise Funds: A guide for Scottish voluntary organisations
by Pam Judson.
Scottish Council for Volunary Organisations, 2010.
£20 hard copy, £15 download from SCVO 20% discount for SCVO members.

The Complete Guide to Surviving Contracts for Voluntary Organisations
by Alan Lawrie and Jan Mellor.
Directory of Social Change, 2008.
£19.95 from the suppliers above.

Social Enterprise: What it is and why it matters
by Martin Price.
Fflan Ltd, 2nd edition 2009.
£9.99 from Fflan Ltd
Kindle £8.04 from Amazon.

HUMAN RESOURCES

Managing Absence: A handbook for managers in public and voluntary organisations
by Sarah Hargreaves, Christina Morton and Gill Taylor.
Russell House Publishing, 1998.
£19.95 from RHP,bookshops and online booksellers.

 LAW

The Russell-Cooke Voluntary Sector Legal Handbook
by James Sinclair Taylor and the Charity Team at Russell-Cooke Solicitors, edited by Sandy Adirondack.
Directory of Social Change, 2009.
£60 voluntary organisations, £90 others from the suppliers above.

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

Communicating financial management with non-finance people: A manual for international development workers
by John Cammack.
Practical Action Publishing, 2012.
£14.36 from Practical Action Publishing

Building Financial Management Capacity for NGOs and Community Organizations: A practical guide
by John Cammack.
Practical Action Publishing, 2014.
£14.36 from Practical Action Publishing

Basic Accounting for Community Organizations and Small Groups: A practical guide (with training activities and notes)
by John Cammack.
Practical Action Publishing, 2014.
£14.36 from Practical Action Publishing .

Financial Management for Development: Accounting and finance for the non-specialist in development organisations
by John Cammack.
International NGO Training and Research Centre (INTRAC), 2000.
£6 from INTRAC

COMMUNICATION AND SOCIAL NETWORKING

Social by Social: A practical guide to using new technologies to deliver social benefit
by Andy Gibson, Nigel Courtney, Amy Sample Ward, David Wilcox and Professor Clive Holtham.
NESTA, 2009.
Free download

TRAINING, MENTORING, COACHING AND CONSULTANCY

Group and Team Coaching: The essential guide
by Christine Thornton.
Routledge, 2010.
£19.99 from Routledge, bookshops and online booksellers.
Kindle £14.27 from Amazon.


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