ERIC Number: EJ585145
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Nonprofit Decision Making and Resource Allocation: The Importance of Membership Preferences, Community Needs, and Interorganizational Ties.
Markham, William T.; Johnson, Margaret A.; Bonjean, Charles M.
Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, v28 n2 p152-84 Jun 1999
Results of a study of community service organizations (n=12) and their communities indicate that distribution of volunteer funds and time was unrelated to community needs as measured by objective indicators. The most important determinants of resource allocation are members' perceptions of the severity of problems and their willingness to work in problem areas. (JOW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
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