CBO Management - Handbook for CBOs IDASA (2006)
Community-based organisations (CBOs) play an important and relevant role in providing services at the local level. They work in a variety of different fields, such as education, health, the rights of the disabled, gender issues, etc. Wise management of the organisation can contribute significantly to ensuring the effectiveness of the work that it does.
This notebook will provide basic and comprehensive definitions of what organisations are, what a CBO is and what management is. The definitions will help you to understand the concept of CBO management.
To fully understand the concept, the notebook will highlight management skills, different types of managers and the main functions of managers. It also will examine different topics that need to be managed to ensure the effectiveness of the organisation, such as tasks, time, meetings, human resources, employee performance, etc. Download from IDASA website at www.idasa.org.za, under Programmes, Institutional Capacity Building.