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Global Accountabilities by Alnoor Ebrahim
Book DescriptionAccountability is seen as an essential feature of governments, businesses and NGOs. This volume treats it as a socially constructed means of control that can be used by the weak as well as the powerful. It contributes analytical depth to the diverse debates on accountability in modern organizations by exploring its nature, forms and impacts in civil society organizations, public and inter-governmental agencies and private corporations. The contributors draw from a range of disciplines to demonstrate the inadequacy of modern rationalist prescriptions for establishing and monitoring accountability standards, arguing that accountability frameworks attached to principal-agent logics and applied universally across cultures typically fail to achieve their objectives. By examining a diverse range of empirical examples and case studies, this book underscores the importance of grounding accountability procedures and standards in the divergent cultural, social and political settings in which they operate.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521700115
(228mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 6-Sep-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Alnoor Ebrahim
Global Accountabilities, Hardback (September 2007)
Reevaluates the concept of accountability from a range of cultural, social, and political viewpoints.
NGOs and Organizational Change, Paperback (May 2005)» View all books by Alnoor Ebrahim
Ebrahim analyses the organizational evolution of NGOs combining case studies with extensive review of literature.
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Author Biography - Alnoor Ebrahim
Alnoor Ebrahim is an Associate Professor at the Harvard Business School. His research and teaching focus on the challenges of accountability, performance, and organizational learning facing nonprofit and civil society organizations. He is also affiliated with Harvard University's Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations. Edward Weisband holds the Diggs Endowed Chair Professorship in the Social Sciences in the Department of Political Science at Virginia Tech.
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