What Counts: Social Accounting for NonProfits and Cooperatives / Edition 1

What Counts: Social Accounting for NonProfits and Cooperatives / Edition 1

by Jack Quarter, Laurie Mook, Betty Jane Richmond, Betty Jane Richmond
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130463051

ISBN-13: 9780130463050

Pub. Date: 11/08/2002

Publisher: Pearson

Social accounting focuses on the effects of an organization on its communities of interest—this book specifically focuses on non-profit firms and cooperatives. Quarter/Mook/Richmond look at how nonprofits and cooperatives create value and how they can measure their social performance. The book makes extensive use of models that can be

Overview

Social accounting focuses on the effects of an organization on its communities of interest—this book specifically focuses on non-profit firms and cooperatives. Quarter/Mook/Richmond look at how nonprofits and cooperatives create value and how they can measure their social performance. The book makes extensive use of models that can be applied by nonprofits and cooperatives. The models are explained in detail and there is a how-to chapter that is oriented towards managers and directors of nonprofits and cooperatives. These models include volunteer contributions and other social inputs that normally are not given a monetary value within financial statements. For anyone who «keeps the books» for nonprofit organizations and cooperatives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130463050
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
11/08/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
239
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Tables and Figures.

Foreword.

Preface.

1. Introduction.

2. The Social Economy.

3. Social Accounting: Theory and Practical Applications.

4. A Social Return on Investment Approach.

5. Socioeconomic Impact and Resource Statements: Junior Achievement of Rochester.

6. An Expanded Value Added Statement.

7. Volunteer Value Added: Five Nonprofits.

8. A Social Accounting Toolkit.

9. Making It Count.

References.

Index.

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