ERIC Number: EJ634170
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Understanding the Work Beliefs of Nonprofit Executives through Organizational Stories. [and] Invited Reaction: Understanding the Work Beliefs of Nonprofit Executives through Organizational Stories.
Wilensky, Ava S.; Hansen, Carol D.; Rocco, Tonette S.
Human Resource Development Quarterly, v12 n3 p223-39,241-46 Fall 2001
Wilensky and Hansen report on interviews with 28 nonprofit executives revealing that they share beliefs, values, and assumptions that differ from the for-profit sector. Participants saw themselves operating in an ambiguous environment, balancing business requirements with a spiritual mission. Rocco's reaction questions whether the study demonstrates that nonprofit executives are a distinct subculture. (Contains 72 references.) (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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