The Effect of Competition on Labor Management in Nonprofit Organizations

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Abstract

Recent theories of formal organization have argued that the external environment has a determinant effect on organizational behavior and structure. Executives of 104 nonprofit human service organizations in a medium-sized city were surveyed to study the effect of perceived competition for scarce resources on labor management practices. Many executives perceived their environment to be both cooperative and competitive; most had adopted rational management procedures. No significant effect of competition on management was found.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)171-186
Number of pages16
JournalNonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly
Volume19
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1990
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences (miscellaneous)

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