As a public sector or not-for-profit CEO, senior executive or board member your job is to squeeze the maximum value out of your organisation for beneficiaries. This is the starting point for Adrian Poffley in the second edition of his authoritative guide to successful financial stewardship. By Maximising income into impact, he contends, organisations have the keys to success at their disposal by adopting five essential principles which he outlines in five chapters: Clear Strategic Direction; Enabling Environment; Dynamic Financial Management; Aligned Resources; Robust Financial Framework. Described as a ‘door to new thinking’ this lucidly argued and important title is ssential reading for those with an interest for the performance management of organisations. Who is this book for? For CEOs, senior executives, board members and financial managers of public sector and not-for-profit organisations. Core reading list material for university courses.
The author, Adrian Poffley is a trong supporter of the BBRT and is Chief Administrative Officer, Human Resources at the World Bank in Washington. He was Director of Finance at Sight Savers International. He is a regular keynote speaker on financial issues
Adrian Poffley’s thoughtful, challenging and deeply committed book comes from a different impulse. With a clear unblinking focus on the need to maximise the impact of every pound/dollar spent. Adrian Poffley brings to this work wide experience, deep knowledge and abundant commitment to explain.
– Julia Unwin CBE, Chief Executive, Joseph Rowntree
Foundation Income to Impact opens a door to new thinking that will be indispensable to managers of public sector and non-for-profit oganizations around the world.
– Prof. H. Thomas Johnson, Portland State University, USA ‘Income to Impact shows what it takes to succeed? Michael Barber, former Head of the UK Government?s Delivery Unit
This book is a necessary read for anybody who is trying to make their organization relevant, efficient and responsive to its clients needs.
John Wilton, former Chief Financial Officer, The World Bank
Adrian Poffley writes with the authority that comes from an impressive track record.
– Naaz Coker, Chair of St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust, UK
Well researched, combining theory with best practice in an easy-to-read but reflective style. Essential reading for any professional with responsibility for managing or advising.
– Professor Paul Palmer, Cass Business School
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