Nonprofit Organizations : Theory, Management, Policy / Edition 1

Nonprofit Organizations : Theory, Management, Policy / Edition 1

by Anheier, Helmut K. Anheier, Helmut K.
     
 

This text is the first to dedicate itself to the nonprofit sector. It provides a comprehensive overview of nonprofit and voluntary organizations, nongovernmental organizations, philanthropic foundations and civil society institutions. Taking an international perspective, it details the background and concepts behind these organizations and examines the theory,

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This text is the first to dedicate itself to the nonprofit sector. It provides a comprehensive overview of nonprofit and voluntary organizations, nongovernmental organizations, philanthropic foundations and civil society institutions. Taking an international perspective, it details the background and concepts behind these organizations and examines the theory, management and policy which informs them. Questions answered include:


  • What are nonprofit and voluntary organizations?

  • What is the history of the nonprofit sector?

  • What is the scale and structure of the nonprofit sector?

  • How can we explain the existence and behaviour of nonprofit organizations?

  • How do nonprofits obtain funding and how do they manage resources?

With strong pedagogical features and the author's own extensive experience, this book is a valuable reference for all those involved in non-profit making organizations, as well as those in the wider public administration and management arena.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900415314199
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis, Inc.
Publication date:
08/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition

Table of Contents

1Studying nonprofit organizations3
2Historical background20
3Concepts37
4Dimensions I : overview63
5Dimensions II : specific fields95
6Theoretical approaches113
7Organizational theory and structure139
8Nonprofit behavior and performance173
9Resourcing nonprofit organizations203
10Stakeholders, governance, and accountability225
11Management I : models242
12Management II : tools and special topics256
13State-nonprofit relations281
14Foundations301
15International issues and globalization328
16Policy issues and developments359
AppThe international classification of nonprofit organizations : explanatory notes383

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