Managing contracted services in the nonprofit agency : administrative, ethical, and political issues

by Susan R. Bernstein

Other authorsRoger A. Lohmann (Foreword)
Paperback, 1991

Call number

361/.0068

Publication

Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1991.

Description

Through interviews conducted with nonprofit agency managers in the New York City metropolitan area, Susan Bernstein vividly describes their experiences with ""contracting out,"" the principal way that the ""reluctant"" American welfare state has of providing public services through the private sector. The agency administrators look upon this as a nightmarish game and their stories illuminate how welfare state mechanisms work in practice as well as the tangled nature of bureaucracies Bernstein illustrates and analyzes these administrators' strategies for managing the administrative, eth

DDC/MDS

361/.0068

Physical description

xii, 213 p.; 22 cm

ISBN

0877228086 / 9780877228080

Barcode

1177

Language

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