Fakeness and flakiness are not hard to spot in the social sector

Behar, Anurag (2024) Fakeness and flakiness are not hard to spot in the social sector. Mint.

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A fellow donor waxed eloquent about treating partners as equals. ‘Partner’ is the word often used for NGOs that receive financial grants from donors. I cringe at the word ‘donor’ and find ‘partner’ misleading. Our organization is not a donor, nor am I. If there is a donor, it is my boss, who has donated most of his wealth to the Foundation along with a mandate to contribute towards justice, equity and humaneness. We are not donors; we are actors in civil society’s social sector.

Item Type: Newspaper Article
Authors: Behar, Anurag
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Social Sector, Organizational culture, NGO
Subjects: Social sciences > Social problems & services > Other social problems and services
Divisions: Azim Premji University
Full Text Status: Restricted
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URI: http://publications.azimpremjiuniversity.edu.in/id/eprint/5533
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