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Doing Good Well: What Does (And Does Not) Make Sense in the Nonprofit World

Publisher: Epigram Books

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Doing Good Well is a thinking man’s guide to the nonprofit world. It is replete with nonprofit paradigms. It provides a different twist to what one might regard as straightforward notions such as mission, staff compensation, governance and corporate social responsibility. And it surprises and challenges even as it seeks to explain charity-specific issues such as charitableness, bridging the rich/poor divide, informed giving and social entrepreneurship.

About the Author:
Willie Cheng is a former partner of Accenture, a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing firm. Prior to his retirement in 2003, he was the country managing director for Singapore and the managing partner of its Communications and High Tech practice in Asia.

Since his retirement, he has stayed involved with the business and the infocomm community. However, he spends the larger part of his time working with nonprofit organizations at the board and volunteer level. Among these, he is chairman of the Lien Centre for Social Innovation and Caritas Singapore.

He was formerly chairman of the National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre where he started applying his management consulting background to nonprofit work.

He has written extensively on the nonprofit sector. This book, his first, is a distillation of these writings, updated for an international context.

He lives in Singapore with his wife, Julie, and two sons, Ian and Ivan. He can be contacted at

ISBN: 9789814655668
Format: Hardback
Size: 160 x 235mm
Pages: 276pp
Published: October 2015

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ISBN: 9789814655668