The Typology and Risk of Partnership between Nonprofit Organization and Corporation: The Case of Social Welfare Foundation
Overviewing the literature on the failure of voluntary organizations, it shows that partnership is one of the most important issues. From the point of new public management, businesslike appraoch are the core strategy of partnerships. However, much less has been written about the characteristics of nonprofit-business relationships, meanwhile, there are also very few empirical studies on this topic in Taiwan. This paper intends to inquire the implications of nonprofit-business partnerships. For this purpose, four issues will be explored. Firstly, this paper would pay attention to the typology of nonprofit-business partnerships. Secondly, discussing the risks of businesslike appraoch, and then explore the available strategy for other nonprofit organizations. By the way, this paper intends to explore the inter-organizational collaboration context under the in-depth interviews technique. Four case studies will be conducted. The conclusions of the study as follow.