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Ethics in Nonprofit Organizations : Theory and Practice, 3rd Edition

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Ethics in Nonprofit Organizations: Theory and Practice includes:

• ethical theory and its practical application to common ethical issues in nonprofit organizations and additional chapters on ethics in fundraising, nonprofit governance, nonprofit financial management, grantsmanship ethics, and ethics in personnel management

• additional chapters on transparency and accountability, lying and deception, codes of ethics, and ethical standards in associations of nonprofit organization professionals (all new to the 3rd edition)

• 10 highly readable case studies with discussion questions

• 120 fictional ethical scenarios that illustrate common (and some not so common) ethical challenges and ethical dilemmas that are faced by nonprofit organizations

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

Foreword by David Horton Smith.........................................................................................5

 

Preface to the First Edition............................................................................................. 9

 

Acknowledgments....................................................................................................... 18

Chapter 1. Introduction to Ethics ................................................................................. 18

Chapter 2. Introduction to Nonprofit Ethics..................................................................... 37

Chapter 3. Transparency and Accountability....................................................................49

Chapter 4. Lying and Deception.....................................................................................61

Chapter 5. Ethics in Fundraising.....................................................................................71

Chapter 6. Ethics in Governance ....................................................................................79

Chapter 7. Ethics in Financial Management.......................................................................89

Chapter 8. Ethics in Grants Management........................................................................103

Chapter 9. Ethics in Personnel Management....................................................................107

Chapter 10 Codes of Ethics...........................................................................................113

Chapter 11. Ethics Standards in Associations of Nonprofit Professionals...............................121

Case 1. Jane’s Dilemma—Hiring the Development Director................................................129

Case 2. Evaluating Dr. Luddite, Harristown Asperger’s

          Syndrome Foundation Executive Director...............................................................135

Case 3. Navigating a Dual Relationship at the Public Interest

          Policy Center......................................................................................................143

Case 4. Gambling on an Outside Fundraising Consultant

          for the “For the Kids” Shelter................................................................................153

Case 5. Reporting Financial Misconduct at

          Uncommon Agenda.............................................................................................161

Case 6. Public Relations Dilemma at the Harristown Hospital

          and Health System..............................................................................................167

Case 7. The State Volunteer Firefighters

          Association’s Dilemma.........................................................................................173

Case 8. The One (Wo)Man Band Running the Kenmore

          Midget Baseball League.......................................................................................179

Case 9. The Professor’s Farewell....................................................................................185

Case 10. Doctoring the Résumé—Giving the Third Degree

          to the Director of Research at SCRC......................................................................195

Nonprofit Ethics Scenarios.............................................................................................204

Keyword Index.............................................................................................................248

About the Author..........................................................................................................255


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Author:
Gary M. Grobman
Publication Date:
June 2015
Pages:
208

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