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    Motivating staff in a nonprofit

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    Can someone please provide some assistance with a question. Its for an MBA course. It needs to be between 350 and 450 words. Is your staff motivated?
    Working in a nonprofit organization is difficult because the mission often exceeds the resources, both fiscal and human, to accomplish the amount of work needed. Also, nonprofits are often staffed and led by people who have a strong calling for the mission but have not had the advantage of the education and training to manage what is often a multi-million dollar corporation.
    The forum discussion for this week is asking whether your organization's staff is motivated and operating at a high level of capacity? Please offer that assessment and suggestions for either why that is the case or, if not, why not. Use your analytical skills to answer this week's forum question. Please also include a question for your peers......Thank you so much in advance for all your help. I really appreciate it.

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    Our staff is highly motivated and though it is, at times, discouraging trying to raise funds, the ultimate goal and people served play a big part in the motivation. Many of the volunteers are the workers in the company that the nonprofit helps fund. Most are very client oriented. We seldom have to deal with people who are not. More importantly, the clients served are a joy for people to be with.

    Part of the motivation comes from the regular interaction with those helped through the grants and funding the organization provides. The leaders of the organization realized early on, ...

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    Examples of how one nonprofit keeps people motivated.