A Teaching Topic in Communication
Assessing and Communicating Effectiveness in Third Sector Governance and ManagementThis topic introduces students to some of the unique challenges associated with measuring the effectiveness of third sector organizations. Specifically, students are asked to consider different ways to recognize and measure organizational “success” and learn about the role of the board in evaluation.
Recommended Reading (Carleton University PADM 5423):
Robert D. Herman, David O. Renz, “Advancing Nonprofit Organizational Effectiveness Research and Theory Nine Theses, Nonprofit Management & Leadership, 18, 4, 2008: 399-415. http://journals2.scholarsportal.info.proxy.library.carleton.ca/tmp/574724100889123508.pdf
Raymond Dart, “A Grounded Qualitative Study of the Meanings of Effectiveness in Canadian ‘Results-Focused’ Environmental Organizations,” Voluntas, 21, 2, 2010: 202-219. http://journals2.scholarsportal.info.proxy.library.carleton.ca/tmp/10640303446608645343.pdf
New Philanthropy Capital. A Journey to Greater Impact: Six Charities that Learn to Measure Better. London: NPC, November 2011. http://www.philanthropycapital.org/publications/improving_the_sector/improving_charities/journey_to_impact.aspx
Source: PADM 5423 Syllabus, 2013
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