Strengthening Accountability of Charitable Organisations: A Literature Review

Academic Public Administration Studies

Strengthening Accountability of Charitable Organisations: A Literature Review

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dc.contributor.author Basri, Hasan
dc.contributor.author Abdul Khalid, Siti Nabiha
dc.date.accessioned 2011-07-14T08:54:24Z
dc.date.available 2011-07-14T08:54:24Z
dc.date.issued 2011
dc.identifier.uri http://www.apas.admpubl.snspa.ro/handle/2010/312
dc.description.abstract Over the last 20 years, non-profit organizations (NPOs) have become important providers of social services in many countries. They make up a significant proportion of organizational activities in many countries and tend to manage a sizeable proportion of human, financial, and other resource of the society. However, there are concerns that accounting and accountability practices in this kind of organizations are less than satisfactory. Consequently, there is a growing amount of literature of non-profit organizations that attempts to understand accounting and accountability practices of such organizations The purpose of this paper is to gain understanding of the accounting and accountability of non-profit organizations by evaluating the accounting and accountability researches literature on non-profit organizations. Various aspects of the concept of accountability and it’s related topics will be discussed in this paper. This includes a brief explanation of the nature of non-profit organization and increasing demand for accountability in non-profit organization. The meaning, concept and the principles of accountability in non-profit organization will also be discussed. The paper will also elaborate the issues of trust, government regulation and the role of financial reporting in enhancing accountability of non-profit organization. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher The 10th International Congress of the International Association on Public and Nonprofit Marketing "The role of Public and Nonprofit Marketing on the new sustainable development model", Porto, 16-17 June en_US
dc.subject Accounting en_US
dc.subject accountability and non-profit organizations en_US
dc.title Strengthening Accountability of Charitable Organisations: A Literature Review en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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