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Routledge Studies in the Management of Voluntary and Non-Profit Organizations

Series Editor: Stephen P Osborne

Voluntary and non-profit organizations are playing an increasingly significant role, worldwide, in the provision and management of public services. Drawing together significant and ground breaking research, this series will be essential reading for students of public policy and management as well as the thinking manager. Topics covered include the management of innovation and change, financial management, performance evaluation and management and organizational development and project management.

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  1. Performance Management in Nonprofit Organizations

    Global Perspectives

    Edited by Zahirul Hoque, Lee Parker

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Management of Voluntary and Non-Profit Organizations

    With increased competition for external funding, technological advancement, and public expectations for transparency, not-for-profit and non-governmental organizations are facing new challenges and pressures. While research has explored the roles of accounting, accountability, and performance...

    Published October 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Managerial Economics of Non-Profit Organizations

    By Marc Jegers

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Management of Voluntary and Non-Profit Organizations

    This is the first book of its kind to bring together the microeconomic insights on the functioning of non-profit organizations, complementing the wide range of books on the management of non-profit organizations by instead focusing on both theoretical and empirical work. Jegers begins by...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Managing Nongovernmental Organizations

    Culture, Power and Resistance

    By Frederik Claeyé

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Management of Voluntary and Non-Profit Organizations

    The idea that international development aid needs to be better managed and coordinated gained currency in the early 1990s. The increasing emphasis on management has resulted in the present vogue of ‘managing for development results’ as one of the central tenets in the discourse on international aid...

    Published March 24th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Accountability and Effectiveness Evaluation in Nonprofit Organizations

    By James Cutt, Vic Murray

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Management of Voluntary and Non-Profit Organizations

    This unique volume provides new perspectives on assessing the performance of nonprofit organizations whilst meeting the information needs of decision-makers, both internal (such as resource-providers, regulators and clients), and external (including boards, managers, staff and volunteers). Whilst...

    Published March 21st 2013 by Routledge

  5. Governance and Regulation in the Third Sector

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Susan Phillips, Steven Rathgeb Smith

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Management of Voluntary and Non-Profit Organizations

    Governance and Regulation in the Third Sector brings together scholars and experienced practitioners from different countries to investigate the relationship between regulation and relational governance for the third sector in a comparative context. Each chapter reviews recent regulatory changes in...

    Published July 10th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Human Resource Management in Nonprofit Organizations

    By Alina McCandless Baluch

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Management of Voluntary and Non-Profit Organizations

    Human resource management (HRM) can aid nonprofit organizations (NPOs) in facing uncertain, changing environments of funding pressures, increasing competition and demand for services as well as internal challenges. As the distinguishing features of NPOs can render the professionalization of HRM...

    Published November 27th 2011 by Routledge

  7. The Third Sector in Europe

    Prospects and challenges

    Edited by Stephen P. Osborne

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Management of Voluntary and Non-Profit Organizations

    The role of the Third Sector within European society is an extremely topical subject, as both governments and the EU continue to consider the role these organizations can play in providing essential public services. This book presents contemporary research into this emerging area, exploring the...

    Published September 29th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Voluntary Organizations and Public Service Delivery

    Edited by Ian Cunningham, Philip James

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Management of Voluntary and Non-Profit Organizations

    Voluntary Organizations and Public Sector Delivery examines how aspects of voluntary sector employment are affected by its engagement with the growing trend to the market-based outsourcing in the delivery of public services within industrialized countries. The volume draws together a team of...

    Published March 27th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Strategic Positioning in Voluntary and Charitable Organizations

    By Celine Chew

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Management of Voluntary and Non-Profit Organizations

    Rekindling the critical analysis of the adoption of generic commercial (for-profit) management approaches in the non-profit context, Strategic Positioning in Voluntary and Charitable Organizations reveals that charities are positioning themselves in their evolving external environment in...

    Published March 31st 2009 by Routledge

  10. A Democratic Architecture for the Welfare State

    By Victor A. Pestoff

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Management of Voluntary and Non-Profit Organizations

    The welfare state faces various challenges in Scandinavia and many European countries today, including a poor work environment in the public sector, a growing democracy deficit, and demographic obstacles. In this new book, Victor A. Pestoff argues that the state cannot resolve these challenges...

    Published October 26th 2008 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Management Strategies for Health Care Organizations: Adopt, Abandon or Adapt?
    Edited by Anders Örtenblad, Carina Abrahamson Löfström, Rod Sheaff
    To Be Published October 29th 2015

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