Senior Executive. Consultant. Author. Academic.
Pat Libby is a change management consultant to nonprofits and philanthropies. Since 1978 she has served as a CEO, academic, board member, and consultant to innumerable nonprofit organizations and foundations. Her firm works with organizations to recruit executives, think, plan, and govern strategically, and find practical solutions to other complex problems. Never incremental in approach, Pat seeks to bring about transformational change in organizations and systems.
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The Lobbying Strategy Handbook
10 Steps to Advancing Any Cause Effectively
The Lobbying Strategy Handbook shows how students with passion for a cause can learn to successfully influence lawmaking in the United States. The centerpiece of this book is a 10-step framework that walks the reader through the essential elements of conducting a lobbying campaign. The framework is illustrated by three separate case studies that show how groups of people have successfully used the model. Undergraduate, graduate students, and anyone interested in making a difference, can use the book to guide them in creating and conducting a grassroots campaign from start to finish.
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Cases in Nonprofit Management
A Hands-On Approach to Problem Solving
Case Studies in Nonprofit Management by Pat Libby and Laura Deitrick is designed to teach students how to think critically, hone their decision-making skills, and learn to apply leadership and management principles that are essential for any nonprofit professional. The cases provide students with insight into the nature of nonprofit management sector, illustrating the role of key concepts such as leadership, risk management, financial management, advocacy, marketing, and grantmaking in nonprofit organizations.