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2019 Improving The Lives Of San Diego County Seniors Through Stable Housing: An Evaluation Of Elderhelp's Homeshare Program, Tessa Tinkler, Lisa Walker, Mary Jo Schumann Jun 2019

2019 Improving The Lives Of San Diego County Seniors Through Stable Housing: An Evaluation Of Elderhelp's Homeshare Program, Tessa Tinkler, Lisa Walker, Mary Jo Schumann

Seniors

This report, prepared by the Nonprofit Institute's Caster Center, documents the findings from a program evaluation of ElderHelp's HomeShare program, which is designed to connect individuals who want to share their homes with others looking for alternative housing options.


My Linfield Leadership Experiences, Nathan Saragoza Mar 2019

My Linfield Leadership Experiences, Nathan Saragoza

Student Engagement Posters

Nathan Saragoza discusses student engagement at Linfield College with regard to the impact of athletics, Residence Life, Greek life, and academics on his career goals.


Ball Is Life, Molly Danielson Mar 2019

Ball Is Life, Molly Danielson

Student Engagement Posters

Molly Danielson discusses student engagement at Linfield College with regard to her participation on the women's basketball team.


C3: Christ Centered Coaching, Utilizing Faith To Impact Athletes, David B. Holstein Jun 2018

C3: Christ Centered Coaching, Utilizing Faith To Impact Athletes, David B. Holstein

Publications Related to EdD Dissertations

Imagine a more disciplined, balanced, stress-relieving way to impact your athletes for good. In an environment that is highly emotional and sometimes volatile, it’s critical to have core principles that promote centering yourself for balance, leading through intrapersonal skill development, and recognizing what your athletes are looking for in a coach. C3: Christ Centered Coaching presents just these principles, drawing from the Christian way of life and sport.


From Merchant To Manufacturer, Tara Marling Abraham Nov 2017

From Merchant To Manufacturer, Tara Marling Abraham

Leadership Hour at Otterbein University

Tara Marling Abraham, Chairman and Co-CEO of Accel, Inc., is one of the nation’s leading experts in contract packaging. A strategist and experienced entrepreneur, Ms. Abraham advances innovation throughout the businesses she has established and grown, as well as professional and industry groups to which she dedicates time. Her combined expertise in finance, marketing, relationship management, supplier diversity, and mergers & acquisitions has made her a leader within the retail and consumer packaged goods industries.


2017 Fieldstone Leadership Network's Learning Group Effect: Leadership Development As Capacity Building, Michelle Ahearne, Tessa Tinkler, Mary Jo Schumann Sep 2017

2017 Fieldstone Leadership Network's Learning Group Effect: Leadership Development As Capacity Building, Michelle Ahearne, Tessa Tinkler, Mary Jo Schumann

Nonprofit Leadership and Capacity Building

This report, prepared by the Caster Center, is a 5-year examination of the Fieldstone Leadership Group Program, a six-month peer-based learning community model to support the leadership development of both executive directors and senior leaders of nonprofit organizations.


2017 Executive Summary- The Learning Group Effect: Leadership Development As Capacity Building A Five-Year Examination Of The Fieldstone Leadership Group Program, Michelle Ahearne, Tessa Tinkler, Mary Jo Schumann Sep 2017

2017 Executive Summary- The Learning Group Effect: Leadership Development As Capacity Building A Five-Year Examination Of The Fieldstone Leadership Group Program, Michelle Ahearne, Tessa Tinkler, Mary Jo Schumann

Nonprofit Leadership and Capacity Building

This report, prepared by the Caster Center, is a 5-year examination of the Fieldstone Leadership Group Program, a six-month peer-based learning community model to support the leadership development of both executive directors and senior leaders of nonprofit organizations.


Diversity And Inclusion In Healthcare: A Leadership Perspective, Unhee Kim, Jean Halpin, Greg Morrison Mar 2017

Diversity And Inclusion In Healthcare: A Leadership Perspective, Unhee Kim, Jean Halpin, Greg Morrison

The Graduate Schools Executive Guest Lecture Series

A panel of healthcare executives explore issues of diversity and inclusion from the perspective of their organizations, their professions and the communities they serve.


2017 Executive Summary- The Nonprofit Sabbatical As A Catalyst For Capacity Building: An Evaluation Of The Fieldstone Leadership Network’S Clare Rose Sabbatical Program, Ahearne Michelle, Tessa Tinkler, Mary Jo Schumann Jan 2017

2017 Executive Summary- The Nonprofit Sabbatical As A Catalyst For Capacity Building: An Evaluation Of The Fieldstone Leadership Network’S Clare Rose Sabbatical Program, Ahearne Michelle, Tessa Tinkler, Mary Jo Schumann

Nonprofit Leadership and Capacity Building

Year 2 Executive Summary 2017

This report, prepared by the Caster Center and funded by the Clare Rose Foundation, is a year two executive summary report on the Clare Rose Sabbatical Program. The program is intended to support the well-being of nonprofit leaders, build organizational capacity, and elevate leadership within organizations.


Get Them Engaged!, Marsha Ryan Jul 2015

Get Them Engaged!, Marsha Ryan

Leadership Hour at Otterbein University

If you don't have engagement, you can forget the rest. Marsha has had success in building teams to tackle complex issues. Come hear the strategies she has used.


Leadership By Connecting, Jay Martin May 2015

Leadership By Connecting, Jay Martin

Leadership Hour at Otterbein University

A look at how to get the most out of your teams.


Leadership Ethics, Bill Lhota Apr 2015

Leadership Ethics, Bill Lhota

Leadership Hour at Otterbein University

Leaders, both formal and informal, set the ethical "tone-at-the-top" for others to follow. In so doing they must get it right.


Leadership Traits And Principles Of The U. S. Marine Corps, Dennis Mccarthy Lt. General Mar 2015

Leadership Traits And Principles Of The U. S. Marine Corps, Dennis Mccarthy Lt. General

Leadership Hour at Otterbein University

In this session, participants will be introduced to the Marine Corps traits and principles of emphasizing bottom-up execution, top-down support, commander’s intent and end state.


Lessons I'Ve Learned Along The Way, Betty Montgomery Feb 2015

Lessons I'Ve Learned Along The Way, Betty Montgomery

Leadership Hour at Otterbein University

In her distinguished career with many 'firsts', Betty has taken nuggets of knowledge from each experience. Find out how you can apply this to your leadership journey.


Leadership - We Know It When We See It But It's Hard To Define, Jim Kunk Jan 2015

Leadership - We Know It When We See It But It's Hard To Define, Jim Kunk

Leadership Hour at Otterbein University

Come listen to Jim's philosophy and definition of leadership.

Effective leaders are able to consistently capture, hold and focus the attention of people on the mission and their individual part in achieving it.


Living And Leading Abundantly, Doug Smith Nov 2014

Living And Leading Abundantly, Doug Smith

Leadership Hour at Otterbein University

Understand what leads to truly joyful, meaningful living - in other words, what leads to happiness. Discover that what gives you the perspective of confidence and happiness is a set of skills that you need to consistently, even if subconsciously, practice.


Value Based Leadership, Dwight Smith Oct 2014

Value Based Leadership, Dwight Smith

Leadership Hour at Otterbein University

Values guide your decision making process and how you feel about those you lead (and also how those you lead feel about you). Make certain that your values truly align with who you are as a person and as a leader.


2014 A National Review Of Community Leadership Programs, Caster Family Center For Nonprofit And Philanthropic Research, University Of San Diego Oct 2014

2014 A National Review Of Community Leadership Programs, Caster Family Center For Nonprofit And Philanthropic Research, University Of San Diego

Nonprofit Leadership and Capacity Building

In May 2014, LEAD San Diego commissioned the Caster Center for Nonprofit and Philanthropic Research (Caster Center) to conduct a national review of organizations that support leadership development and civic engagement (i.e., community leadership programs). The Caster Center researched 32 such organizations and conducted phone interviews with 12 of them. The interviewed organizations included nine community leadership programs: six were independent nonprofits, two were nonprofits housed within a Chamber of Commerce, and one was a Chamber of Commerce program. The remaining interviews were with two statewide community leadership programs that were foundation funded and a university research center.


Leadership Isn't Easy, Clarke Price Sep 2014

Leadership Isn't Easy, Clarke Price

Leadership Hour at Otterbein University

How often have you heard "leaders are made not born," but what goes into "making" a leader? Leadership isn't easy, but with a personal commitment & perseverance, you can start down the road to being an effective leader. This session will present ideas to help you improve as a leader or begin the journey toward developing effective leadership skills.


The 4-Tions: Your Guide To Developing Successful Job Search Strategies, Emad Rahim, Richard Q. Holloway, Lisa D. Summerour Jan 2014

The 4-Tions: Your Guide To Developing Successful Job Search Strategies, Emad Rahim, Richard Q. Holloway, Lisa D. Summerour

Alumni Books

The 4-Tions is designed to provide you with fundamental job search strategies and practices to help you develop habits that will stay with you your entire professional life. The 4-Tions represents what the authors consider to be the 4 most important aspects of the job search. These 4 areas are:

❋ Documenta tion : Resume, Application Information, References

❋ Prepara tion : Company Background, History, Questions

❋ Presenta tion : Appearance, Clothing, Hygiene, Grooming

❋ Communica tion : Articulation, Eye Contact, Active Listening


2013 Applied Projects Evaluation Organizational Impact Report, Svetlana Krasynska, Jennifer A. Jones, Mary Jo Schumann Aug 2013

2013 Applied Projects Evaluation Organizational Impact Report, Svetlana Krasynska, Jennifer A. Jones, Mary Jo Schumann

USD Evaluation of Applied Learning Model in Nonprofit Leadership and Management Master's Program

University of San Diego’s Nonprofit Leadership and Management (NLM) master’s degree program places a special focus on experiential learning, requiring students to complete multiple applied projects as part of the program’s curriculum. Applied projects give students various opportunities to work in teams to provide real-world consulting services to nonprofit and philanthropic organizations. In developing this curriculum, the NLM program serves both the students who are given these real-world consulting opportunities, as well as the client organizations who benefit from the services provided by the students.

In Fall 2010, the University of San Diego’s NLM program initiated ...


Leadership Ethics, Joanne B. Ciulla, Mary Uhl-Bien, Patricia H. Werhane Jan 2013

Leadership Ethics, Joanne B. Ciulla, Mary Uhl-Bien, Patricia H. Werhane

Bookshelf

Research into the topic of leadership ethics has grown and evolved gradually over the past few decades. This timely set arrives at an important moment in the subject's history. In a relatively new field, such a collection offers scholars more than articles on a topic; it also serves to outline the parameters of the field. Carefully structured over three volumes, the material runs through an understanding of the key philosophic and practical questions in leadership ethics along with a wide range of literature - from disciplines including philosophy, business and political science, to name a few- that speaks to these ...


2012 Applied Projects Evaluation Interim Report, Caster Family Center For Nonprofit And Philanthropic Research, University Of San Diego Nov 2012

2012 Applied Projects Evaluation Interim Report, Caster Family Center For Nonprofit And Philanthropic Research, University Of San Diego

USD Evaluation of Applied Learning Model in Nonprofit Leadership and Management Master's Program

In order to assess the value of applied projects completed by NPLM students for client nonprofit organizations, evaluation surveys are sent biannually. The statistics below demonstrate key findings from 69 responses to surveys administered during both the spring and fall of 2011 and 2012. The quotations included here are from the most recent survey conducted in the fall of 2012.


2011 Applied Projects Organizational Impact Report, Heather Carpenter, Holly Hoffman Jun 2011

2011 Applied Projects Organizational Impact Report, Heather Carpenter, Holly Hoffman

USD Evaluation of Applied Learning Model in Nonprofit Leadership and Management Master's Program

In fall 2010, the Caster Center for Nonprofit and Philanthropic Research administered a survey to explore the impact of student-led applied projects on client organizations and the local community. The survey is the second part of a community impact study of the Masters of Arts in Nonprofit Leadership and Management (NLM) at the University of San Diego. The survey was distributed to client organizations during the 2010-2011 academic year to assess client organization satisfaction and successful use of the projects. The survey investigated whether applied projects had an impact on the organization’s operations or the community, and if so ...


Honest Work: A Business Ethics Reader, Joanne B. Ciulla, Clancy Martin, Robert C. Solomon Jan 2011

Honest Work: A Business Ethics Reader, Joanne B. Ciulla, Clancy Martin, Robert C. Solomon

Bookshelf

Revised in the aftermath of the worst global financial crisis since the Great Depression, the third edition of Honest Work: A Business Ethics Reader reflects and reinforces the editors' assertion that business ethics is primarily about the ethics of individuals. Featuring 115 brief articles and 89 real-life case studies, this unique anthology covers all aspects of business ethics under the overarching theme of the good life--what it means to students as individuals, what it means for business, and what it means for society. The book also includes an extensive chapter that explores the relationship between leadership and ethical behavior in ...


2009 Applied Projects Organizational Impact Report, Heather Carpenter, Paula Krist Aug 2009

2009 Applied Projects Organizational Impact Report, Heather Carpenter, Paula Krist

USD Evaluation of Applied Learning Model in Nonprofit Leadership and Management Master's Program

Student learning outcomes and student satisfaction of nonprofit management graduate degree programs have received much attention recently from researchers. However, little research examines the community impact of such programs.

This paper reports findings from a community impact study of the Masters of Arts in Nonprofit Leadership and Management at the University of San Diego. An extensive qualitative study was conducted to determine whether student-led applied projects conducted for nonprofit organizations had an impact on those organizations, and if so, to assess the type and duration of that impact. A key finding was that all organizations that were interviewed for the ...


2006 Beyond Regulation: Tools For Promoting Ethical Action In Nonprofit Organizations, The Nonprofit Institute At University Of San Diego Oct 2006

2006 Beyond Regulation: Tools For Promoting Ethical Action In Nonprofit Organizations, The Nonprofit Institute At University Of San Diego

Nonprofit Leadership and Capacity Building

For a full year more than 168 nonprofit practitioners participated in a dialogue series about nonprofit ethics that culminated in a large-scale forum on October 27, 2006. The result of this thoughtful deliberation was a discussion guide that can be used by nonprofits during board and/or senior staff meetings (a) to explore existing ethical practices within a nonprofit organization (b) reach a common understanding about the ethical culture that participants wish to see in action and (c) uncover any discrepancies that currently might exist between what is currently happening and what people engaged in the conversation believe ought to ...


2006 Introduction- Beyond Regulation: Creating Tools For Promoting An Ethical Culture In Nonprofit Organizations, Audrey Barrett, Laura Deitrick, Robert Donmoyer, Pat Libby Oct 2006

2006 Introduction- Beyond Regulation: Creating Tools For Promoting An Ethical Culture In Nonprofit Organizations, Audrey Barrett, Laura Deitrick, Robert Donmoyer, Pat Libby

Nonprofit Leadership and Capacity Building

Introduction to "Beyond Regulation: Creating Tools for Promoting an Ethical Culture in Nonprofit Organizations" report.

Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) in Chicago Illinois on November 15-18, 2006.


2006 Executive Transition In The San Diego Nonprofit Sector Executive Summary, Laura Deitrick, Paige Creager Feb 2006

2006 Executive Transition In The San Diego Nonprofit Sector Executive Summary, Laura Deitrick, Paige Creager

Nonprofit Leadership and Capacity Building

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Recent national studies of executives in the nonprofit field have indicated that the sector will soon be facing a massive transition in leadership. In this study, the Center sought to define and understand the challenges posed by executive transition, and how it pertains specifically to San Diego nonprofit sector. Particular focus was placed on the number of San Diego nonprofit executives who plan to retire or leave their positions in the next 5 years.


2006 Report On Nonprofit Executive Transition, Laura Deitrick, Paige Creager Feb 2006

2006 Report On Nonprofit Executive Transition, Laura Deitrick, Paige Creager

Nonprofit Leadership and Capacity Building

Recent national studies of executives in the nonprofit field have indicated that the sector will soon be facing a massive transition in leadership. In this study, the Center sought to define and understand the challenges posed by executive transition, and how it pertains specifically to San Diego nonprofit sector. Particular focus was placed on the number of San Diego nonprofit executives who plan to retire or leave their positions in the next 5 years.