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voluntary and non-profit sector in contemporary Japan

Stephen P. Osborne

voluntary and non-profit sector in contemporary Japan

an emerging response to a changing society

by Stephen P. Osborne

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Published by Aston Business School, Aston University in Birmingham .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementStephen P. Osborne.
SeriesResearch paper / Research Institute, Aston Business School, Aston University -- no.9822, Research paper series (Research Institute, Aston University, Aston Business School) -- no.9822.
ContributionsAston University. Aston Business School., Aston University. Public Services Management Research Centre.
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Open LibraryOL18232437M

Nishizutsumi, Y, Rilington, K & Handy, F , Strategic management and Japanese non-profits: Can it work? in The Voluntary and Non-Profit Sector in Japan: The Challenge of Change. Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, pp. Author: Yoji Nishizutsumi, Kira Reed, Femida Handy.   The recent handover of Hong Kong to the People's Republic of China (PRC) brought Hong Kong worldwide attention and scrutiny. In the run up to the handover, the international media prominently featured stories about Hong Kong's freewheeling capitalism and the stability created by its administrative institutions. Lost in the media attention was the role of nonprofit organizations and the Cited by:

  Buy Strategic Positioning in Voluntary and Charitable Organizations (Routledge Studies in the Management of Voluntary and Non-profit Organizations) 1 by Chew, Celine (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly is an international, interdisciplinary journal that publishes full length manuscripts, research notes, and book reviews that report on the subject areas of voluntary action, civil society, citizen participation, philanthropy, and .

Deciding which organizations to include in counts of the nonprofit sector is in itself a conundrum. Japan is often characterized as having a comparatively small non-profit sector, a ranking based on the relatively low number of entities incorporated under a landmark law on Cited by: result, non-profit organizations often co-exist with governmental (or public) agencies and for-profit firms in the same field or industry. For example, non-profit or charitable hospitals operate alongside hospitals run by local 1 Non-profit, voluntary and third sector are used interchangeably in this report. 1.


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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages ; 24 cm. Contents: The voluntary and non-profit sector in Japan: a guide / Stephen P. Osborne The voluntary and non-profit sector in contemporary Japan: emerging roles and organizational challenges in a changing society / Stephen P. Osborne The philanthropic roots of the voluntary and non-profit sector.

The Voluntary and Non-Profit Sector in Japan provides the first study of the Japanese non-profit sector to combine research findings with the real experience of practitioners inside the sector. It will be essential reading for students of Japanese society, or those interested in the development of the voluntary and non-profit sector in Japan.

The voluntary and non-profit sector in Japan: the challenge of change. [Stephen P Osborne;] -- Explores the societal challenges that voluntary and non-profit organisations face in Japan and evaluates their future impact on Japanese society.

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Voluntary and non-profit organizations are playing an increasingly significant role, worldwide, in the provision and management of public services. Drawing together significant and ground breaking research, this series will be essential reading for students of public policy and management as well as the thinking manager.

Japan, as well, and played a role in the recent growth of the nonprofit sector. Japanese employees have seen an increasing number of layoffs as Japan's economic slump continues. The governmental sector has also had to cut back on personnel costs and implement various efficiency measures.

Voluntary and non-profit organisations (VNPOs) are a central element of societies across the globe. For some societies these organisations a have a long-standing history and role stretching back over two centuries - such as in the USA and the UK - whilst for other societies, they are a much more recent phenomenon - such as in Japan.

As Japan faces the challenge of the increasing demand for home care from its ageing population in an era of economic constraints, the expectation has evolved that the voluntary sector will fill the shortfall in statutory provision through semi-volunteers providing affordable home care.

The primary purpose of this paper is to investigate the differences and similarities in diversifying welfare responsibilities and mobilizing the voluntary and non-profit sector in China and Japan.

To achieve the objective, the study attempts to demonstrate socio-economic and political factors that. The Nippon Foundation is a Social Innovation hub that works to achieve a better society through areas like support for children, persons with disabilities and support for disaster recovery.

By connecting people and organizations, we aim to achieve a society in which “all people support one another.”. The Non-profit Sector in a Changing Economy Recent socio-economic trends, welfare state reform; the emergence of civil society and democracy have highlighted the growing significance of the non-profit sector – a sector between state and market – often associated with concepts such as ‘social economy’, ‘third sector’, ‘voluntary.

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Burton A. Weisbrod’s () “Toward a theory of the voluntary nonprofit sector in a three-sector economy” is a cornerstone in the literature on the economics of nonprofit organizations. Lee Parker is a Professor in the School of Accounting at RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia.

He has held posts in Australasia, UK, North America and Asia and has published in over articles and books on management and accounting, including the non-profit sector, cturer: Routledge. Critical issues in contemporary Japan. Routledge.

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