KEY FEATURES Engaging original case studies profile a wide variety of issues and obstacles facing all types and sizes of nonprofit organizations today. Theories, cultural competencies, and ethical and legal considerations are integrated throughout the text. A chapter on risk management explores challenges such as theft, vulnerable populations, and workplace accidents. A chapter on international nonprofits adds a dimension that is not always covered in texts. Case questions teach students to think strategically, solve problems, handle conflict, and unpack organizational issues.

International Nonprofits

14 International nonprofits


We live and work in an increasingly globalized society that, among other things, has spurred tremendous growth in the worldwide nonprofit sector. Technology and improved communications systems have made this growth possible, bringing to light issues such as poverty, disease, human rights, and environmental preservation and connecting donors to these and other issues often times far from their own backyards.

The concepts presented in this case book have been designed to explore traditional Western nonprofit management concepts. And indeed, many around the world look to America’s nonprofit sector as a model for nonprofit governance, management, and service delivery in their own countries. Yet, the word nonprofit is not widely used or conceptualized in the same way across the globe. A growing ...

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