Nature's Keepers: The Remarkable Story of How the Nature Conservancy Became the Largest Environmental Group in the World
0787971588|9780787971588. Nature's Keepers: The Remarkable Story of How the Nature Conservancy Became the Largest Environmental Group in the World published in the year 2005 was published by John Wiley & Sons. View 114038 more books by John Wiley & Sons. The author of this book is Bill Birchard . ed page displaying collection of Bill Birchard books here. This is th...more
Hardcover, 272 pages
Published March 18th 2005 by Jossey-Bass
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A glowing review of the Nature Conservancy's growing pains through the heroic stories of a few select leaders. This is not a dirt-digging piece on the missteps of a awkwardly capitalistic, globalizing mega-organization. In fact Birchard, like the Conservancy, chooses to focus on the forward progress of the organization rather than to dwell on the specifics of controversial subjects, like those exposed in the Washington Post articles mentioned in Chapter 1 and discussed in Chapter 10. In this way...more
Oct 22, 2012 Annette rated it 4 of 5 stars
Bill Birchard, freelance writer and journalist, http://www.mv.com/ipusers/whb/ examines the non-profit organization, The Nature Conservancy http://www.nature.org/ culture and management beginning with its humble beginnings in 1951 to surmount obstacles and crises and evolve into its respected position today as the leading international organization dedicated to preserving the diversity of life on Earth - - more than $3.7 billion in assets, annual revenue of $860 million, and about one million me...more
Jul 28, 2009 Joyce rated it 3 of 5 stars Recommends it for: Bob, Mike
Recommended to Joyce by: Marie
The author looks at the growth of the Nature Conservancy by examining nine highly influential people in the organization. He takes a business management approach and looks at the way these people handled challenges.