Patterns of governance structures in trade associations and unions

Schnurbein, Georg von. (2009) Patterns of governance structures in trade associations and unions. Nonprofit management and leadership, 20 (1). pp. 97-115.

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Most research on the governance of nonprofit organizations concentrates on welfare-oriented organizations and disregards other types of nonprofits. This article examines the governance structures of trade associations and unions as a special type of nonprofit organization. Analysis is based on a qualitative case study survey of thirty Swiss trade associations. The results distinguish four categories of governance: satellite governance, delegate governance, executive governance, and inner-circle governance.
Faculties and Departments:08 Cross-disciplinary Subjects > Center for Philanthropy Studies (CEPS) > Stiftungsmanagement (von Schnurbein)
UniBasel Contributors:von Schnurbein, Georg
Item Type:Article, refereed
Article Subtype:Research Article
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