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NGO Accountability: A Conceptual Framework

NGO Accountability: A Conceptual Framework,10.1111/j.1467-7679.1996.tb00112.x,Development Policy Review,Adil Najam

NGO Accountability: A Conceptual Framework   (Citations: 58)
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Journal: Development Policy Review - DEV POLICY REV , vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 339-354, 1996
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    • ...When the policy was approved by Cabinet in 2005 the national NGO umbrella claimed a key role in realising the policy's promise to enhance NGO accountability through the sector's own code of conduct (CoC) (Namibian NGO Forum, 2004)...

    Sabine Höhn. Accounts and accountability: global norms and codes of conduct in Nami...

    • ...Najam (1996), when referring to NGOs, argued that these organizations should be primarily accountable to: (i) patrons, (ii) clients, (iii) themselves, underlying the ‘‘difficulties they face in prioritizing and reconciling these multiple accountabilities’’ (Najam 1996, p. 350)...
    • ...Najam (1996), when referring to NGOs, argued that these organizations should be primarily accountable to: (i) patrons, (ii) clients, (iii) themselves, underlying the ‘‘difficulties they face in prioritizing and reconciling these multiple accountabilities’’ (Najam 1996, p. 350)...
    • ...These findings confirm what Najam (1996) highlighted when he stated that the economic-financial accountability system is the most often used by NPOs because it is the simplest to understand, to develop, and to manage...
    • ...The first reason indicates an interpretation of the social statement as an accountability tool for the social value produced rather than the socio-consequential path, while the second highlights the need pointed out in the literature (Najam 1996; Moore 2000) to become legitimate for the financers not only regarding the financial balance but also the coherence in the activities for which the funds were obtained...
    • ...These findings have allowed us to empirically contribute to the literature on NPO accountability (Najam 1996; Ebrahim 2005)...

    Ericka Costaet al. Accountability as a Managerial Tool in Non-Profit Organizations: Evide...

    • ...foundations, governments and other partner NGOs - collectively known as patrons (Fowler, 1996; Najam, 1996)...

    Brendan ODwyeret al. Enhancing the role of accountability in promoting the rights of benefi...

    • ...From various publications (Barnett 1994; Adil 1996; Ebrahim 2005; Hoek et al. 2005; Bovens 2007) we derive the following general functions of performance assessments:...

    Arne van OvermeerenVincentet al. Performance assessment of housing associations

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