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The United Way scandal : an insider's account of what went wrong and why

Author: John S Glaser
Publisher: New York : Wiley, ©1994.
Series: Nonprofit law, finance, and management professional series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Understanding the dangers of running a nonprofit the way that William Aramony ran United Way of America is the most important lesson anyone involved in the nonprofit sector can learn today. Aramony led the United Way to great heights, and great depths, including a cloud of discredit through his use of charity funds for both personal and professional gain. This insider's scoop on the biggest blue-chip charity's fall
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Glaser, John S., 1939-
United Way scandal.
New York : Wiley, ©1994
(OCoLC)654488435
Named Person: William Aramony
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John S Glaser
ISBN: 0471591149 9780471591146
OCLC Number: 27937502
Description: xxviii, 274 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. The Crisis Begins --
Ch. 2. Freedom, Charity and the United Way --
Ch. 3. Ararnony's Leadership Style: A Problem of Hubris --
Ch. 4. The Followers --
Ch. 5. The Fallout --
Ch. 6. Did Aramony Exceed the Limits? --
Ch. 7. Ethics Lawyers and the Press --
Ch. 8. Issues Facing the New United Way --
Ch. 9. Lessons Learned.
Series Title: Nonprofit law, finance, and management professional series.
Responsibility: John S. Glaser.

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Understanding the dangers of running a nonprofit the way that William Aramony ran United Way of America is the most important lesson anyone involved in the nonprofit sector can learn today. Aramony led the United Way to great heights, and great depths, including a cloud of discredit through his use of charity funds for both personal and professional gain. This insider's scoop on the biggest blue-chip charity's fall from grace is a must-read for all concerned, nonprofit.

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