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Managing Contracted Services in the Nonprofit Agency: Administrative, Ethical, and Political Issues Susan Bernstein

Managing Contracted Services in the Nonprofit Agency: Administrative, Ethical, and Political Issues

Susan Bernstein

Published May 14th 2014
ISBN : 9781439904152
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227 pages
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Through interviews conducted with nonprofit agency managers in the New York City metropolitan area, Susan Bernstein vividly describes their experiences with contracting out, the principal way that the reluctant American welfare state has of providingMoreThrough interviews conducted with nonprofit agency managers in the New York City metropolitan area, Susan Bernstein vividly describes their experiences with contracting out, the principal way that the reluctant American welfare state has of providing public services through the private sector. The agency administrators look upon this as a nightmarish game and their stories illuminate how welfare state mechanisms work in practice as well as the tangled nature of bureaucracies Bernstein illustrates and analyzes these administratorsOCO strategies for managing the administrative, ethical, and political issues of contracted services. Managing Contracted Services is one of the first books to examine how administrators manage contracted services in a bureaucratic and political environment.