By Michael J. Austin
This ebook is predicated on an incredible yet complex query: How have nonprofit human carrier firms sustained themselves through the years? It files the organizational histories of pioneering nonprofits that experience particular missions and demanding durability – in a single case, 157 years. This quantity presents one of many few documented histories of nonprofit human carrier organisations and features a cross-case research of the foremost topics that support to extend our knowing of organizational lifecycles with recognize to organizational development and resilience. the foremost topics look within the kind of clusters of businesses which are exemplars of: management (experiences of both founding or long term govt directors); inner operations (capacity to answer altering neighborhood needs); and exterior relatives (capacity to strengthen certain and/or sustained relationships with investment resources and/or donor populations). those circumstances additionally supply scholars of nonprofit administration with possibilities for case-based studying that enhances the extra time-limited and episodic educating instances which hardly offer newcomers with a longitudinal viewpoint of nonprofit firms.
This e-book used to be initially released as a unique factor of the Journal of Evidence-Based Social Work.
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