Nonprofits and Technology: Emerging Research for Usable Knowledge by Michael CortesNonprofits and Technology: Emerging Research for Usable Knowledge by Michael Cortes

Nonprofits and Technology: Emerging Research for Usable Knowledge

EditorMichael Cortes, Kevin Rafter

Paperback | June 15, 2007

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From the introduction: "How can nonprofit organizations make better use of today's rapidly changing information and communication technology? What obstacles do nonprofits face? This book presents research on special challenges facing nonprofits when investing in new technology. The nonprofitmanager forewarned is forearmed."This book identifies the ways that new information and communication technology both help and hinder nonprofit effectiveness. The book establishes a body of dependable research on the subject, compiling the resources needed to make better technology-adoption and management decisions in the nonprofitsector.
Michael Cortes (PhD, University of California, Berkley; MSW, University of Michigan) is the former director of the Institute for Nonprofit Organization Management at the University of San Francisco. He served previously on the faculty of the Graduate School of Public Affairs at University of Colorado, Denver. Other positions held inclu...
Title:Nonprofits and Technology: Emerging Research for Usable KnowledgeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:216 pages, 8.8 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:June 15, 2007Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0190615923

ISBN - 13:9780190615925

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Editorial Reviews

"Given the lack of knowledge about IT in the nonprofit sector, this book provides a useful starting point for students, nonprofit staff, and funders for understanding how NPOs are using technology, the problems associated with its use, and how it can be implemented more effectively." --Deborah Balser, Nonprofit and Volunteer Sector Quarterly