Traditions and Management Perspectives of Community and Non-Profit Organizations in Lithuania

Andrius Stasiukynas

Abstract


Purpose – To overview the traditions and management perspectives of community and non-profit organizations in Lithuania.
Methodology – For the purpose of this research a literature analysis on community and non-profit organization case studies was conducted. The case studies describing stories of success were singled out and leaders of these organizations were interviewed.
Findings – The research has showed the growth of the number of community and nonprofit organizations during the last twenty years and the difficulties of collecting the statistical data. This study presupposes the possibility to identify the tendencies of management in community and non-profit organizations, including the following: increasing use of the social networks for communication; proliferation of strategic planning; greater emphasis on educating and empowering new generation of leaders.
Research implications – Prior studies in this area in Lithuania have not exhaustively analyzed the components of human resource management of non-profit organizations. An important follow up on this study would be to analyze the human resource management in community organizations.
Practical implications – This study covered the management aspects important for the improvement of how community and non-profit organizations work.
Originality/Value – This study expands the knowledge on Lithuanian community and non-profit organization development and management.
Research type – literature review, research paper.

Keywords


community; non-profit organization; management of community and non-profit organizations

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13165/ST-14-4-2-10

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