Abstracts: September 19th, 2002

By Arthur C. BrooksAre the fields of nonprofit management and public management naturally complementary, or are they substitutes? Briefly surveying the nonprofit literature on board governance, volunteer management, and performance measurement, the author shows that study of the third sector can help inform public management’s “big questions”. As such, nonprofit studies and scholarship should represent an improvement to public administration curricula and a fertile source of ideas for public managers.

Public Administration Review. Volume 62: Issue 3. http://www.blackwellpublishers.co.uk/asp/journal.asp

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