Managerial Economics of Non-Profit Organizations

By Marc Jegers

© 2008 – Routledge

166 pages | 7 B/W Illus.

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About the Book

This is the first book of its kind to bring together the microeconomic insights on the functioning of non-profit organizations, complementing the wide range of books on the management of non-profit organizations by instead focusing on both theoretical and empirical work.

Jegers begins by considering definitions of non-profit organizations before examining the economic rationale behind their existence, the demand for them and its implications on their functioning. The final chapters look at the economic idiosyncrasies of the non-profit organizations, focusing on the fields of strategic management, marketing, accounting and finance.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Defining Non Profit Organizations 3. The Demand for Non Profit Organizations 4. Founding a Non Profit Organization 5. Governing and Staffing Non Profit Organizations 6. Organizational Strategy and Behaviour of Non Profit Organizations 7. Marketing in Non Profit Organizations 8. Accounting in Non Profit Organizations 9. Financial Management in Non Profit Organizations 10. Gaudium et Spes

About the Author

Marc Jegers is Professor of Managerial Economics at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and the Universiteit Antwerpen in Belgium.

About the Series

Routledge Studies in the Management of Voluntary and Non-Profit Organizations

Voluntary and non-profit organizations are playing an increasingly significant role, worldwide, in the provision and management of public services. Drawing together significant and ground breaking research, this series will be essential reading for students of public policy and management as well as the thinking manager. Topics covered include the management of innovation and change, financial management, performance evaluation and management and organizational development and project management.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS000000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
BUS041000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Management