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Nonprofit Management Principles and Practice

Business

Quiz 3 :

Theories of the Nonprofit Sector and Nonprofit Organizations

Quiz 3 :

Theories of the Nonprofit Sector and Nonprofit Organizations

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When individuals do not have complete information to judge the quality of the goods they seek to purchase, they are experiencing ______.
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The ______ is the principal standard against which nonprofit performance should be measured.
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C

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Individuals who benefit without paying are called ______.
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B

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Lohmann describes a third category of goods as ______ goods.
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The concept that organizations become more like each other when facing similar environmental influences is called ______.
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______ theory explains the behavior of organizations in terms of their dependence on external constituencies.
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A nonprofit organization functioning as a/an _____ system is entirely self-sufficient.
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The type of market failure in which a breakdown occurs in the relationship between a buyer and a seller is called a/an ______ failure.
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_______ cultures help organizations produce excellent results.
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One way to reduce dependency and thus maintain more autonomy is to ______.
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Normative isomorphism arises when organizations are influenced by the same standards of ______.
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A risk of resource dependency is actions taken by the nonprofit to alter its goals to satisfy the contributor of funds. This action is also called ______:
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A sociological approach for explaining the life and death of an organization is called ______.
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______ isomorphism refers to the tendency of organizations to copy each other.
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______ enables a nonprofit organization operating as an open system to adapt to changing circumstances.
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Sociologists describe nonprofits as ______.
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Salamon identifies nonprofits as ______.
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What theory attributes the existence of nonprofit organizations to the vision of the individuals who created them?
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Nonprofit organizations are driven by ______.
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According to Edgar Schein, logos, ceremonies, and symbols belong to what category of culture?
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