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Changing of the Guard: What Generational Differences Tell Us About Social Change Organizations PDF file [download] [more info]

Both executive directors and staff frequently allude to generation-gap problems at social change nonprofits — those organizations that are trying to change "the system" rather than simply work within it. Not surprisingly, their accounts differ along generational lines.

Authors: Frances Kunreuther

Subjects: next generation, emerging leaders, generational transfer, organizational development, transitions

03/27/2004 - 00:00 - 0 comments - 1 attachment - Posted by Elissa Perry

Generational Changes and leadership: Implications for Social Change Organizations PDF file [download] [more info]

Generational changes and leadership is a study of social change organizations that examined differences between the Baby Boom generation and those who identify more with Generation X/Y with a special emphasis on young leadership. In person interviews were conducted with thirty-eight directors and staff working in sixteen nonprofits located in the northeast. Participants included older and younger directors and primarily younger staff.

Authors: Frances Kunreuther

Subjects: next generation, emerging leaders, generational transfer, transitions

12/27/2002 - 00:00 - 0 comments - 2 attachments - Posted by Elissa Perry

Supporting the Next Generation of Intercultural Leaders: A Dialogue with Young Leaders PDF file [download] [more info]

On August 18th, 2001, a diverse group of young leaders from northern to southern California me t for an afternoon to share their experiences as leaders working to build intercultural partnerships. Picking up where a dialogue between veteran intercultural leaders left off, the participants explored the relationships between identity, culture, organization, and leadership.

Authors: Taj James

Subjects: next generation, generational transfer, caas, culture

11/27/2001 - 00:00 - 0 comments - 1 attachment - Posted by Elissa Perry

Supporting the Next Generation of Intercultural Leaders: A Dialogue With Young Leaders PDF file [download] [more info]

This document summarizes a focus group of young people, ages 18 - 28 who came together to address questions of intercultural leadership. They spoke to life experiences that compelled them to reach out across their own cultures, the skills that enabled them to do this successfully, and lessons about how to cultivate these abilities in leaders.

Authors: Taj James

Subjects: pipeline, nextgen, leadership, intercultural, generational transfer, emerging, bridging, boundary-crossing leadership

11/05/2001 - 00:00 - 0 comments - 1 attachment - Posted by Elissa Perry

Multiple Styles of Leadership: Increasing the Participation of People of Color in the Leadership of the Nonprofit Sector PDF file [download] [more info]

The Leadership Learning Community has partnered with the Annie E. Casey Foundation on a research project to draw on the combined experience of more than 100 leadership programs with regard to strategies for increasing the access to and sustainability of leadership positions for people of color in the sector. The first phase of the project focused on the "pipeline," was titled "Lessons from the Field of Leadership Development: How to Increase Leadership Opportunities for People of Color" and was led by Deborah Meehan. The second phase of the project was titled "Multiple Styles of Leadership: Increasing the Participation of People of Color in the Leadership of the Nonprofit Sector" and was led by Elissa Perry. Download the notes from one of the focus groups and reports from both phases of the work below.

Authors: Kate Oppenheimer, Jamie Schenker, Elissa Perry, Deborah Meehan

Subjects: bay area, race, pipeline, next generation, leadership styles, generational transfer, emerging leaders, culture

05/15/2007 - 11:52 - 0 comments - 5 attachments - Posted by Elissa Perry

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