She aims to apply theoretical insights to practical problems and to develop theoretical insights from the study of practical challenges. In 2011 she received the Award for Distinguished Achievement and Leadership in Nonprofit and Voluntary Action Research from ARNOVA (the US Association for Research in Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action).
Position: Emeritus Professor Phone: +44(0)121 204 3257 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Margaret’s research interests focus on the organisation, management and effectiveness of voluntary and community organisations (also known as ‘VCOs’, ‘third sector organisations’, ‘nonprofits’ or ‘NGOs’). Topics of particular interest include: organisational issues in associations and small community groups; organisational growth and change; the organisation of religious and faith based groups and congregations; management of volunteers; bridge-building between religious and ethnic groups; collaborations and partnerships within the voluntary sector; the history of voluntary studies; social responsibility activities linking businesses and VCOs; boards, committees and governance structures; and the impact of public policy on VCOs.
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