A Tale of Two Charitable Campaigns

@article{Agypt2012ATO,
  title={A Tale of Two Charitable Campaigns},
  author={Brett Agypt and Robert K. Christensen and Rebecca Nesbit},
  journal={Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly},
  year={2012},
  volume={41},
  pages={802 - 825}
}
In light of the current economic conditions and the subsequent increased pressure on nonprofit organizations to collaborate, many nonprofit organizations are developing and conducting cross-sector workplace giving campaigns to increase philanthropic activity. Although some scholars have focused on the implications of such activities for for-profit organizations, little research has been conducted to better understand employee-level giving behaviors in charitable workplace campaigns. This… 

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