Thursday, April 12, 2018

DDM: Week 2. Overview of the Nonprofit Sector (I)

  1. Eisenberg, P. (2000). The Nonprofit Sector in a Changing World. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 29(2), 325-330 (E)
  2. Frumkin, P. (2002). The idea of a nonprofit and voluntary sector. In On Being Nonprofit: A Conceptual and Policy Primer. 
  3. Glavin, R. (2011). The role of nonprofits in American life In D. R. Heyman (Ed.), Nonprofit Management 101: A Complete and Practical Guide for Leaders and Professionals. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. (E)
  4. Salamon, Lester M. (2013) The Resilient Sector: The Future of Nonprofit America,


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cross-sectoral collaboration, collaboration and partnerships, social problems, social change, social innovation
public, private, nonprofit comparison: similarities, differences, law, structure, behavior, attitude

NGO, third sector, International perspective: international NGOs, the role of NGOs and social service organizations in the developed and developing worlds; the relationship among NGOs, states, market, and civil society; civil society, community participation, a sense of citizenship; development (particularly sustainable development)

Nonprofit management
Institutional Location of Graduate Nonprofit Management Programs:
Arts and Sciences, Business, Business and public administration, Public affairs and administration, Social work, Graduate or professional school, Interdisciplinary,  Other college or school

Major courses and topics
1.External: philanthropy (history and theory), volunteerism, advocacy (public policy, community
   organizing), fund-raising (financial resources), marketing and public relations
2.Internal: ethics and values, leadership (executive leadership), performance measurement, legal issues (nonprofit law), strategic planning, accounting and financial management, human resource management, organizational theory and behavior, information management and technology, decision making and analytic methods, social enterprise (corporate social responsibility)
3.Social enterprise (MPA, MBA): socially responsible for-profit businesses, create social value in business, apply business skills to social enterprise endeavors
4.Social entrepreneurship vs. social enterprise: the former's spectrum of initiatives are much wider than the latter

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