QUT ePrints

The Challenge from Withing: Organisational Commitment in Voluntary Human Service Organisations

McDonald, Catherine (1992) The Challenge from Withing: Organisational Commitment in Voluntary Human Service Organisations. [Working Paper]

Abstract

The contemporary form of the welfare state in Western industrialised nations has undergone and is undergoing considerable revision. Seemingly a fixture in the liberal democratic order, the welfare state has been subjected to sustained critique from both the Left and the Right (Bryson, 1992; Pierson, 1991). More recently, the platforms and policies of the Conservative and Republican governments in the United Kingdom and the United States have given expression to conservative positions culminating in sustained attempts to restructure the operationalisation of welfare service delivery. In part this has lead to a shift in the locus of human service delivery from statutory to nonprofit human service organizations (Billis, 1989; Kramer, 1990; Billis and Harris, 1992).

Impact and interest:

Citation countsare sourced monthly from Scopus and Web of Science® citation databases.

These databases contain citations from different subsets of available publications and different time periods and thus the citation count from each is usually different. Some works are not in either database and no count is displayed. Scopus includes citations from articles published in 1996 onwards, and Web of Science® generally from 1980 onwards.

Citations counts from the Google Scholar™ indexing service can be viewed at the linked Google Scholar™ search.

Full-text downloads:

617 since deposited on 17 Jan 2008
73 in the past twelve months

Full-text downloadsdisplays the total number of times this work’s files (e.g., a PDF) have been downloaded from QUT ePrints as well as the number of downloads in the previous 365 days. The count includes downloads for all files if a work has more than one.

ID Code: 12044
Item Type: Working Paper
Additional URLs:
Keywords: nonprofit organisations, governance, volunteer, organisational commitment, voluntary human service organisations, voluntary
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Business and Management not elsewhere classified (150399)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Copyright Owner: Copyright 1992 QUT
Deposited On: 17 Jan 2008
Last Modified: 25 Sep 2013 22:39

Export: EndNote | Dublin Core | BibTeX

Repository Staff Only: item control page