• Question 1

    3 out of 3 points

    Those who view nonprofit organizations primarily as social institutions portray nonprofit managers as:

    Selected Answer:

    stewards of their organization or servants of society.

  • Question 2

    3 out of 3 points

    Which decade marked a turning point in public policy, with government outsourcing more of the delivery and management of social and human services to nonprofits, which resulted in the increased need for professional management in nonprofit organizations and an increased number of students interested in working for nonprofit organizations?

    Selected Answer:

    The 1980s.

  • Question 3

    3 out of 3 points

    Concomitant with the increase in nonprofit management literature in the 1990s and 2000s, what also grew rapidly?

    Selected Answer:

    Educational programs related to nonprofit management

  • Question 4

    3 out of 3 points

    Demands for accountability and the need for systems and procedures to comply with greater scrutiny and regulation also have contributed to the need for:

    Selected Answer:

    trained managers.

  • Question 5

    3 out of 3 points

    The double bottom line concept means CEOs must:

    Selected Answer:

    achieve the mission within financial means.

  • Question 6

    3 out of 3 points

    Bill Shore recommends that philanthropic foundations:

    Selected Answer:

    change their focus to funding nonprofit capacity.

  • Question 7

    3 out of 3 points

    One overarching force that has driven the nonprofit management revolution of recent decades has been:

    Selected Answer:

    the introduction of competition resulting from changes in funding patterns, growth of the sector, and increasing demands for accountability.

  • Question 8

    3 out of 3 points

    Capital markets would provide nonprofit organizations funding based on:

    Selected Answer:

    rationality.

  • Question 9

    3 out of 3 points

    The beginning of management as a field of study dates approximately to the:

    Selected Answer:

    late 19th century.

  • Question 10

    3 out of 3 points

    Who wrote that nonprofit organizations require a multi-faceted, flexible approach to management?

    Selected Answer:

    Helmut Anheier

  • Question 11

    3 out of 3 points

    Who was the first individual to suggest that management be a distinct field of study with its own literature?

    Selected Answer:

    Henry Towne

  • Question 12

    3 out of 3 points

    Bill identified an opportunity to meet the needs of young mothers in a new way. He applied an innovative fundraising technique to secure the funds to open a counseling center where his new program was offered. According to your author’s definitions, Bill is demonstrating the characteristics of:

    Selected Answer:

    social innovation

  • Question 13

    3 out of 3 points

    These are organizations that exist for the sole purpose of directing money to other nonprofits.

    Selected Answer:

    Funding intermediaries

  • Question 14

    3 out of 3 points

    What is intended to encourage charitable giving and sustain the services provided by charitable organizations?

    Selected Answer:

    Tax deductions for gifts

  • Question 15

    3 out of 3 points

    A certain mistrust of this has been a pervasive and continuing aspect of American culture and has provided philosophical support for private, voluntary initiatives throughout the nation’s history.

    Selected Answer:

    Government

  • Question 16

    3 out of 3 points

    Private foundations most often are funded by:

    Selected Answer:

    a single donor or a small number of donors.

  • Question 17

    3 out of 3 points

    If measured by total revenue, the number of employees, and its share of total wages and salaries, which subsector of charitable nonprofits is the largest nonprofit sector?

    Selected Answer:

    Health services sector

  • Question 18

    3 out of 3 points

    Another name for social welfare organizations is:

    Selected Answer:

    advocacy organizations.

  • Question 19

    3 out of 3 points

    A nonprofit that qualifies under Section 501 (c)(3) cannot support candidates for public office and must limit its expenditures on:

    Selected Answer:

    lobbying.

  • Question 20

    3 out of 3 points

    In the social enterprise spectrum described by Dees and colleagues, which type of organization uses only volunteers for its workforce?

    Selected Answer:

    Purely philanthropic

  • Question 21

    3 out of 3 points

    What were the total combined assets of all nonprofits in 2008?

    Selected Answer:

    $4.3 trillion

  • Question 22

    3 out of 3 points

    Nonprofit organizations interested in achieving both social and economic value are referred to as:

    Selected Answer:

    hybrids.

  • Question 23

    3 out of 3 points

    The legal foundations of America’s nonprofit sector are drawn from:

    Selected Answer:

    English law.

  • Question 24

    3 out of 3 points

    Salamon’s Anatomy classifies nonprofit organizations by:

    Selected Answer:

    who receives the principal benefit of their activities.

  • Question 25

    3 out of 3 points

    Whose 1889 essay, titled “The Gospel of Wealth,” remains a classic statement of the philosophy underpinning the American tradition of philanthropy?

    Selected Answer:

    Andrew Carnegie