Nonprofit Leadership Capacity Buildings : Sustainability in An Age of Uncertainties
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CitationKapucu, N., Palabıyık, H. ve Yuldashev, F. (2008). Nonprofit leadership capacity buildings: sustainability in an age of uncertainties. Yönetim Bilimleri Dergisi, 6(2), 75-84.
Nonprofit organizations are experiencing challenging leadership problems. Especially in this era of highly accelerate baby boom retirement new leaders of the increasingly commercialized nonprofit sector are devoid of the leadership skills necessary to accomplish the mission of an organization. This paper analyzes the problem of leadership planning, training, and development and proposes the ways of mitigating the problem through effective transference of knowledge and skills to succeeding leaders by utilizing the strategies of coaching, mentoring, distance learning, workshops, comprehensive training, experiential learning, simulations, or action. Based on the adult education principles from the discipline of psychology and elaborating on the best practice cases, the paper endorses the incorporation of collaborative team-oriented leadership into the nonprofit leadership capacity building programs.
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