The multi-modality of downwards accountability to beneficiaries within nonprofit organisations

Kingston, Kylie L. and Furneaux, Craig W. and de Zwaan, Laura and Alderman, Lyn ORCID: (2018) The multi-modality of downwards accountability to beneficiaries within nonprofit organisations. In: 14th Australian and New Zealand Third Sector Research Conference 2018, 29 Nov 2018 - 30 Nov 2018, Sydney, Australia.

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Accountability to beneficiary stakeholder groups of nonprofit organisations is frequently referred to as downwards accountability. Framed through accounting’s neo-liberal lens which privileges certain stakeholder groups, beneficiaries are typically less powerful and less able to hold nonprofit organisations to account. Adopting a critical perspective, this research seeks to empower beneficiary stakeholder groups to hold nonprofit organisations to account, through the development of participatory evaluation frameworks for use within nonprofit organisations.

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Date Deposited: 07 Jan 2022 05:29
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Uncontrolled Keywords: beneficiary groups; downwards accountability; nonprofit accountability research
Fields of Research (2008): 16 Studies in Human Society > 1607 Social Work > 160703 Social Program Evaluation
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1501 Accounting, Auditing and Accountability > 150101 Accounting Theory and Standards
Fields of Research (2020): 39 EDUCATION > 3902 Education policy, sociology and philosophy > 390201 Education policy
Socio-Economic Objectives (2008): C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9302 Teaching and Instruction > 930201 Pedagogy
Socio-Economic Objectives (2020): 16 EDUCATION AND TRAINING > 1603 Teaching and curriculum > 160302 Pedagogy

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