Research handbook on nonprofit governance

"This multi-perspective Research Handbook provides a clear pathway through the nonprofit governance research field, pushing beyond the borders of current theory to expand and deepen the analytical framework for nonprofit governance. It offers an analysis of the basics including definitions, org...

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Other Authors: Donnelly-Cox, Gemma (Editor), Meyer, Michael (Editor), Wijkström, Filip (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Northampton Edward Elgar Publishing 2021, 2021
Series:Research handbooks in business and management series
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Collection: Edward Elgar eBooks Collection Business & Economics - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
  • Contents: Preface
  • List of abbreviations
  • 1. Deepening and broadening the field: Introduction to research handbook on nonprofit governance / Gemma Donnelly-Cox, Michael Meyer and Filip Wijkström
  • Part I Fundamentals Of Nonprofit Governance
  • 2. Normative understandings of nonprofit governance: Everyday discourses and research perspectives / Florentine Maier and Michael Meyer
  • 3. Accountability and transparency: Cornerstones of civil society governance / Jurgen Willems
  • 4. Nonprofit governance and external environments / Wolfgang Bielefeld and Fredrik O. Andersson
  • 5. Who owns your nonprofit? A reconceptualization of nonprofit ownership / Stephanie A. Koolen-Maas
  • 6. Regulatory governance of nonprofit organizations: Legal frameworks and voluntary self-regulation / Stefan Toepler and Helmut K. Anheier
  • Part II Theoretical frameworks
  • 7. Neoinstitutional theory and nonprofit governance research / Renate E. Meyer, Dennis Jancsary and Markus A. Höllerer
  • 15. International nongovernmental organization governance: Brokering between developed countries and the developing world / Urs Jäger and José Pablo Valverde
  • 16. Hybrid organizations as sites for reimagining organizational governance / Johanna Mair and Miriam Wolf
  • Part IV Future challenges
  • 17. Nonprofit organizations in public governance / Annette Zimmer and Steven Rathgeb Smith
  • 18. Multilevel governance and the role of civil society organizations in the European Union system / Carlo Ruzza
  • 19. The marketization of the third sector? Trends, impacts and implications / Michael J. Roy, Angela M. Eikenberry and Simon Teasdale
  • 20. Twists and turns of the practice of accountability in the nonprofit sector: The thin line between accountancy and organizational learning / Damien Mourey
  • 21. Towards a unified theory of nonprofit governance / Dennis R. Young
  • Index
  • 8. Actorhood as governance in neoliberal world culture / Patricia Bromley
  • 9. Agents and stewards in nonprofit governance / Marc Jegers
  • 10. Who really governs? Nonprofit governance, stakeholder theory and the dominant coalition perspective / Fredrik O. Andersson and David O. Renz
  • 11. How nonprofit governance studies can be enriched by the commons framework: Towards a cross-fertilization agenda of research / Philippe Eynaud and Jean-Louis Laville
  • Part III Governance for specific types of nonprofit organizations
  • 12. The governance of foundations / Georg von Schnurbein
  • 13. Democratic governance in membership-based organizations / Johan Hvenmark and Torbjörn Einarsson
  • 14. Gate-keeping nonprofit governance: Evaluative criteria and their rankings in nomination committee selection processes / Cecilia Stenling, Josef Fahlén, Anna-Maria Strittmatter and Eivind Å. Skille