working papers

The Working Papers Series includes research in progress on significant and emerging policy and management issues. Contributors include Baruch and CUNY faculty as well as major and emerging scholars from other institutions.

To subscribe to the series, email nonprofit.wkpapers@baruch.cuny.edu. For editorial questions, contact Professor Susan Chambré, Editor.

Government Contracting

Examining the Relationship between Nonprofit Service Provision and Client Outcomes in a Performance-Based, Managed Care Contracting Environment Bowen McBeath, Portland State University William Meezan, The Ohio State University

International Perspectives on Strengthening Government-Nonprofit Relations: Are Compacts Applicable to the USA? John Casey, Baruch College, City University of New York Bronwen Dalton, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia Rose Melville, University of Queensland, Australia Jenny Onxy, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

Is Competitive Contracting Really Competitive? A Case Study of Restructuring Government-Nonprofit Relations in Shanghai Yijia Jing, Fudan University Bin Chen, The City University of New York at Baruch College

Governance and Accountability

Accountability in Voluntary Partnerships: To Whom and For What? Muhittin Acar, Hacettepe University, TurkeyChao Guo, University of GeorgiaKaifeng Yang, Florida State University

Transforming the Dynamics of Nonprofit Boards: From Passive to Active Agencies Paul Firstenberg, Baruch College, City University of New York

Accountability or Discretion? Challenges for Multi-service Nonprofit Agencies in Performance-Based Contracting in New York City: A Preliminary Report Bin Chen, Baruch College, City University of New YorkJack Krauskopf, Baruch College, City University of New York

In the Eyes of the Beholders: Feedback Motivations and Practices among Nonprofit Providers and their Funders David A. Campbell, Kristina Lambright and Laura Bronstein, Binghamton University

Sustaining Government/Nonprofit Initiatives: New York City Human Services in Transition from Bloomberg to De Blasio Jack Krauskopf, Baruch College, City University of New York

Organizational Strategies

Static Strategy in a Dynamic Age: Nonprofit Web Missioning Throughout the 2000s Sarah E. Ryan, Ph.D., University of Texas at El Paso

Stand by Me: Organization Founding in the Aftermath of Disaster David Campbell, Binghamton University

Exploring Perceived Effectiveness of Nonprofit Lead-Organization Networks for Social Service Delivery Bin Chen, Baruch College, City University of New York and Elizabeth A. Graddy, Ph.D, University of Southern California

The Limits and Potential of Nonprofit Organizations in Participatory Planning: A Case Study of the New York HIV Planning Council John J. Chin, Hunter College, City University of New York

A Three Year Study of the Nonprofit Sector's Response to the Economic Challenges in Six Cities Across the Nation Julianne Gassman, University of Northern Iowa, Norman A. Dolch, University of North Texas, Ann Marie Kinnell, University of Southern Mississippi, Stephanie Krick, University of Central Florida, Regan Harwell Schaffer, Pepperdine University SueAnn Strom, Park University Amy Costliow, University of Northern Iowa

Finance

Debt, Donors and the Decision to Give Thad Calabrese, School of Public Affairs, Baruch College, CUNYCleopatra Grizzle, Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University

Running on Empty: The Operating Reserves of US Nonprofit Organizations Thad Calabrese, School of Public Affairs, Baruch College, CUNY

Nonprofit Vulnerability Across Communities: An Examination of San Diego County Marcus Lam, Columbia University and Lindsey M. McDougle, University of Pennsylvania

Organizational Restructuring

Giving Up the Single Life: Leadership Motivations for Interorganizational Restructuring of Nonprofit Organizations David Campbell, Binghamton University

Bowling Together: Anatomy of a Successful Association Merger Julie Pietroburgo, Southern Illinois University Stephen P. Wernet, Saint Louis University

Integrated or Disconnected? Examining Formal and Informal Networks in a Merged Nonprofit Organization Bin Chen, Baruch College, City University of New YorkJack Krauskopf, Baruch College, City University of New York

Community-Based Organizations

Defending Neighborhoods with Multiple Publics: Opportunities and Challenges for Community-Based Nonprofit Organizations Tarry Hum, Queens College, City University of New York

Spontaneous or Constructed? Neighborhood Governance Reforms in Los Angeles and Shanghai Bin Chen, The City University of New York at Baruch College Terry Cooper, University of Southern California Rong Sun, Shanghai Tongji University

Community-based Philanthropic Organizations in East Asian Urban Communities Lili Wang, Ph.D., Arizona State University Elizabeth Graddy, Ph.D. and Jeffrey J. Miller, University of Southern CaliforniaDonald Morgan, Ph.D., D.L. Morgan Consulting, LLC, Pasadena, California

Funding Immigrant Organizations: Suburban Free-riding and Local Civic Presence Els de Graauw, Baruch College, City University of New York Shannon Gleeson, University of California, Santa Cruz Irene Bloemraad, University of California, Berkeley

Human Resources

Wage Dispersion in Nonprofit Organizations: Do Volunteers, Donations and Public Subsidies Have an Impact? Astrid Haider and Ulrike Schneider, Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration

Succession Planning in Nonprofit Organizations Karen Froelich, Gregory McKee and Richard Rathge, North Dakota State University

Exploring the Limits of Volunteerism in Public Service Delivery: Substituting Volunteer Labor for Paid Labor Rebecca Nesbit, Ph.D., University of Kansas, Jeffrey L. Brudney, Ph.D., Cleveland State University Robert Christensen, Ph.D., University of Georgia

Civic Engagement

The Influence of Major Life Events on Volunteering Rebecca Nesbit, University of North Carolina—Charlotte

Respecting Difference without Privileging Visibility: Prospects for Volunteering and Civic Engagement by Aging Baby Boomers Susan M. Chambré, Baruch College, City University of New York and F. Ellen Netting, Virginia Commonwealth University

Is Volunteering Work, Prosocial Behavior, or Leisure? An Empirical Study Susan M. Chambré, Baruch College, City University of New York and Christopher J. Einolf, DePaul University, School for Public Service

The Social Basis of Volunteer Legal Work: Predictors of Pro Bono in Legal Practice Robert Granfield, University of Buffalo Philip Veliz, University of Michigan

Faith and Philanthropy

Volunteering and Civic Participation Among Immigrant Members of Ethnic Congregations: Complementary Not Competitive Jill Witmer Sinha, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Itay Greenspan and Femida Handy, University of Pennsylvania

Advocacy

The Effects of Perceived Funding Trends on Nonprofit Advocacy: A National Survey of Nonprofit Advocacy Organizations Robert Mark Silverman and Kelly L. Patterson, University at Buffalo

Understanding Advocacy: A Primer on the Policy Making Role of Nonprofit Organizations John Casey, Baruch College, City University of New York

Women and Philanthropy

When Process Eclipses Product: The Dual Mission of Jewish Women's Foundations Deborah Skolnick Einhorn, Brandeis University

Global Perspectives

International Perspectives on Strengthening Government-Nonprofit Relations: Are Compacts Applicable to the USA? John Casey, Baruch College, City University of New York Bronwen Dalton, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia Rose Melville, University of Queensland, Australia Jenny Onxy, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

Social Enterprise

Mission Control: Examining the Institutionalization of New Legal Forms of Social Enterprise in Different Strategic Action Fields Kate Cooney, Yale University

A Theoretical Framework and Operational Strategies for Creating "Rivers" of Unrestricted Income for Nonprofit Charities Jeffrey L. Greim, Bay Path College

Advisory Board

Jack Krauskopf, Director, Center for Nonprofit Strategy and Management, Baruch College, City University of New York, Editor
Susan M. Chambré, Baruch College, City University of New York, Editor
Rikki Abzug, Ramapo College
David Campbell, Binghamton University
John Casey, Baruch College, City University of New York
Bin Chen, Baruch College, City University of New York
Peter Dobkin Hall, Baruch College, City University of New York
Margaret Harris, Aston University (United Kingdom)
Roland Kushner, Muhlenberg College
Fred Lane, Baruch College, City University of New York
Nancy Macduff, Macduff-Bunt Associates
Nicole P. Marwell, Baruch College, City University of New York
Jill Mendelson, UJA Federation of Greater New York
F. Ellen Netting, Virginia Commonwealth University
Hillel Schmidt, Hebrew University (Israel)
Maude Simonet, Centre National De La Recherche Scientifique (France)