Jesse D. Lecy

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After more than a decade of research in the U.S., Europe and elsewhere, debate continues on the definition and conceptual lenses for understanding the phenomenon of social enterprise. Several schools of thought contest the territory. One school, developed by the EMES network in Europe, argues that there is an ideal type of social enterprise, to which all(More)
In the last three decades, armed conflict has increasingly been fought among civilian populations, resulting in greater physical and mental tolls. Soldiers returning from combat with psychological trauma are now receiving medical and policy attention for reintegration into the workforce. However, there is little attention on the impacts and options(More)
The nonprofit starvation cycle is a debilitating trend of under-investment in organizational infrastructure that is fed by potentially misleading financial reporting and donor expectations of increasingly low overhead expenses. Since its original reporting in 2008, the phenomenon has been referenced several times, but seldom explored empirically; this study(More)
Effectiveness as a measure of organizational success has for decades attracted scholarly attention across many social science disciplines. For non-governmental and not-for-profit organizations (NGOs/NPOs) in the United States, the question of effectiveness has recently gained urgency as a growing number of rating agencies and watchdogs have gained(More)
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