Can Nonprofit Management Help Answer Public Management’s “Big Questions”?
Version of Record online: 17 DEC 2002
2002 by the American Society for Public Administration
Public Administration Review
Volume 62, Issue 3, pages 259–266, May/June 2002
How to Cite
Brooks, A. C. (2002), Can Nonprofit Management Help Answer Public Management’s “Big Questions”?. Public Administration Review, 62: 259–266. doi: 10.1111/1540-6210.00177
- Issue online: 17 DEC 2002
- Version of Record online: 17 DEC 2002
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Are the fields of nonprofit management and public management naturally complementary, or are they substitutes? Briefly surveying the nonprofit literature on board governance, volunteer management, and performance measurement, the author shows that study of the third sector can help inform public management’s “big questions”. As such, nonprofit studies and scholarship should represent an improvement to public administration curricula and a fertile source of ideas for public managers.