Accountability is usually assumed to be an unmitigated good for Third Sector organisations – the more the better. While there are some benefits from externally imposed accountability requirements, they can also be counterproductive – undermining responsibility and leading to what we have coined as ‘funder capture’. A typology of funder capture is presented, suggesting some of its more subtle forms are likely to be the most insidious.
- Citation: Nowland-Foreman, Garth. (2009) “The Challenge of Accountability, the Opportunity of Responsibility for Third Sector Organisations”. Paper presented to 6th International Society for Third Sector Research (ISTR) Asia Pacific Regional Conference, Taipei, November 2009
- Creator: Garth Nowland-Foreman
- Language: English
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