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Ethics for social impact : ethical decision-making in nonprofit organizations

Author: Femida Handy; Allison R Russell
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book outlines the various elements involved in ethical decision-making for nonprofit leaders, and whose rights to prioritize when facing complex situations.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)1018077820
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Femida Handy; Allison R Russell
ISBN: 9783319750408 3319750402
OCLC Number: 1034988823
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Intro; Acknowledgements; Contents; List of Figures; Part I Ethics and Decision-Making; 1 Introduction: Why Ethics?; Recent Scandals in the Nonprofit World; Executive Behaving Badly: The Case of the United Way; Disaster Relief or Unmitigated Disaster? The Case of the American Red Cross; Dirty Money: The Case of the Sierra Club and the Nature Conservancy; Our Approach to This Book; References; 2 Multiple Stakeholders and Multiple Bottom Lines; Stakeholders: Donors, Volunteers, Boards, Employees, and the Public; Paid Employment in the Nonprofit Sector: Who to Hire?; References 3 Theoretical Foundations and Frameworks for Decision-MakingWhat Is an Ethical Framework?; The Role of Context; Unpacking Ethical Thinking Through the Ages: A Historical Overview; The Ethics of Plato and Aristotle; Medieval Ethics and the Divine Command; Kantian Ethics; Utilitarianism; John Rawls and the Ethics of Fairness; Critical Ethical Approaches; What's Next: Putting Ethical Theories to Work; References; 4 Making Ethics Part of Practice: Developing a Code of Ethics; What Are the Functions of Codes of Ethics?; Codes of Ethics as Policies for Nonprofit Staff Codes of Ethics as Guidelines for ProfessionalsCodes of Ethics as Signals for Stakeholders; Strategies for Developing Codes of Ethics; Engage in Dialogue with a Variety of Stakeholders; Concluding Thoughts: Codes of Ethics as Dialogue; Examples of Codes of Ethics; Discussion Questions for this chapter; References; 5 A Road Map for Ethical Decision-Making; The Road Map; Working Through the Road Map: Case Example; Case Example: Saving Daisy; Key Characters; Meet Daisy; Hand-in-Hand Charities; The Dilemma; Discussion Questions; Case Analysis: Applying the Road Map to "Saving Daisy"; References Part II Cases6 Case 1: Tainted Money; Case Summary; Characters; Breaking News; Discussion Questions for Case 1; 7 Case 2: Strings Attached; Case Summary; Characters; Dream Job; Homecoming Hopes; The Chairman and the CEO; House Call; The Strings Become Twisted; Discussion Questions for Case 2; 8 Case 3: Sugarcoating; Case Summary; Characters; In the Beginning; Three Years Later…; Intrigue in India; Discussion Questions for Case 3; 9 Case 4: Volunteer Insurgence; Case Summary; Characters; An Opportunity Comes Knocking; Rondell's Research Project; Tea with Volunteers; Database Arrives: Surprise Rondell's FixDr. Ratna Jens Returns; Dr. Jens's dilemma; Discussion Questions for Case 4; 10 Case 5: Clashing Cultures; Case Summary; Institutions; Characters; School Reforms in New Delhi: A Sisyphean Struggle; Board Meeting; The Inaya School; Fast Forward; Discussion Questions; 11 Case 6: Vexed Volunteers; Case Summary; Characters; Feeding the Neighborhood; A Last-Minute Request; Day of Service Dilemma; Discussion Questions for Case 6; 12 Case 7: Values and Services; Case Summary; Characters; Regina's Dilemma; The Dilemma Goes Public; Discussion Questions for Case 7
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