THE MARKHAM INSTITUTE
Publications
authored by Robert Shaw

 

THE LEADERSHIP OF VOLUNTARY ORGANIZATIONS

Sections cover:  Leading by Information, Models of Non-Profit Organizations, Teamwork, Decision-making and the Uniqueness of Voluntary Leadership.

 

Supervision:  Servant Leader Style

How teamwork combines mutual decision-making with the authority of the non-profit organization.

 

Operating manual for voluntary organizations

The distillation of 40 years of leadership experiences.  The main sections deal with:  The Whole Picture, The Community and the Committee, All the People, The Strategic Picture, Getting Results, The Complete Service.

 

Strategic leadership:  Leading not lagging

A manual for directors and managers.  Gives a simple, practical way to look ahead and keep ahead.

 

Managing for results

The details of how to lay out information systems and use goal-based measurements for outcomes.

 

Strengthening the role of the voluntary board of directors

Keeping boards focused on their unique role in our society - representing the community to the agency and the agency to the community.

 

holistic faith for an age of peril

This book uses a relational paradigm to present traditional faith matters in new perspectives.

 

FAMILY WELLNESS - 46 ESSAYS

A compilation of essays looking at new approaches and challenges to family wellness families face in everyday life.

 

the complete leader

The Handbook is comprised of a collection of 25 lessons from 50 years of leadership practices.  It draws from children's mental health centres, family services, youth clubs and churches.  It encompasses delegation, teamwork, goal planning and evaluation, as well as strategic planning.  The Complete Leader is a comprehensive study of Family, Workplace and Relationship Wellness.