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Legal Accountability And Nonprofit Governance: An Exploratory Quantitative Study Of Board Member And Executive Knowledge Of Fiduciary Duties, Crystal Trull May 2019

Legal Accountability And Nonprofit Governance: An Exploratory Quantitative Study Of Board Member And Executive Knowledge Of Fiduciary Duties, Crystal Trull

Dissertations

United States nonprofits are governed by boards of directors who have legal responsibilities based on the fiduciary duties of care, loyalty, and obedience. Boards, along with the chief executive, are held responsible to fulfill these standards which are designed to hold nonprofits legally accountable to carry out their tax exempt purpose by using organizational resources for the intended purpose, avoid conflict of interest, and ensure compliance. However, despite this weighty responsibility and the voluntary nature of nonprofits, no standardized process exists to educate nonprofit leaders about their legal responsibilities.

While governance is a key area of nonprofit research, there is ...


Oral History Conversation With Mark Berger, Jack Turner May 2018

Oral History Conversation With Mark Berger, Jack Turner

Philosophy 332: Business Ethics

No abstract provided.


Oral History Conversation With Deb Martin, Jintian Chen, Guanchou Shen, Gianna Rusca, Alex Magoon, Aalia Inamdar Apr 2018

Oral History Conversation With Deb Martin, Jintian Chen, Guanchou Shen, Gianna Rusca, Alex Magoon, Aalia Inamdar

Philosophy 332: Business Ethics

No abstract provided.


Oral History Conversation With Ben Alemu, Daniel Kurzweil, Amy Nguyen, Natalia Galan Bataller, Devin Aubert Apr 2018

Oral History Conversation With Ben Alemu, Daniel Kurzweil, Amy Nguyen, Natalia Galan Bataller, Devin Aubert

Philosophy 332: Business Ethics

This oral history gives insight into an entrepreneur's vision, experience and execution of his dreams to create a non-profit organization which engages teens in STEM research projects with mentors of similar ages.


Oral History Conversation With Cecilia Sibony, Brianna Huffman, Kelly Brugler, Valerie Roa-Baez, Anil Nankani Apr 2018

Oral History Conversation With Cecilia Sibony, Brianna Huffman, Kelly Brugler, Valerie Roa-Baez, Anil Nankani

Philosophy 332: Business Ethics

No abstract provided.


Oral History Conversation With Stepheni Norton, Aderola Adedigba, Alaina Castrence, Evan Montag, Mitchell Williams Apr 2018

Oral History Conversation With Stepheni Norton, Aderola Adedigba, Alaina Castrence, Evan Montag, Mitchell Williams

Philosophy 332: Business Ethics

No abstract provided.


Oral History Conversation With Stephen Foster, Randall Hanshaw, Janaye Perry, Jennie Morgan, William Hays Apr 2018

Oral History Conversation With Stephen Foster, Randall Hanshaw, Janaye Perry, Jennie Morgan, William Hays

Philosophy 332: Business Ethics

No abstract provided.


Oral History Conversation With Ryan Sisson, Jeremy Shockley, Sydney Ceccato, Ian Morris Apr 2018

Oral History Conversation With Ryan Sisson, Jeremy Shockley, Sydney Ceccato, Ian Morris

Philosophy 332: Business Ethics

Oral history interview with Ryan Sisson.


Oral History Conversation With Miguel Marshall, Nia Mair, Anthony Beinar, Chris Colarossi, Janet Herring Apr 2018

Oral History Conversation With Miguel Marshall, Nia Mair, Anthony Beinar, Chris Colarossi, Janet Herring

Philosophy 332: Business Ethics

No abstract provided.


Oral History Conversation With Amber Brandner, Bruno Kern, Andrew Carroll, Juan Rivera, Danika Murphy Apr 2018

Oral History Conversation With Amber Brandner, Bruno Kern, Andrew Carroll, Juan Rivera, Danika Murphy

Philosophy 332: Business Ethics

No abstract provided.


Oral History Conversation With Nick Sandoval, Kristina Overman, Parker Shultz, Courtney Coddington, Roc Beas Apr 2018

Oral History Conversation With Nick Sandoval, Kristina Overman, Parker Shultz, Courtney Coddington, Roc Beas

Philosophy 332: Business Ethics

No abstract provided.


Oral History Conversation With Ms. Torrie Dunlap, Nicholas Roberti, Megan Woody, Michael Busch, Vam Djoukwet Apr 2018

Oral History Conversation With Ms. Torrie Dunlap, Nicholas Roberti, Megan Woody, Michael Busch, Vam Djoukwet

Philosophy 332: Business Ethics

No abstract provided.


Oral History Conversation With David Bruemmer, Brandon Chung, Roberto Rodriguez, Constance Olmert, Alec Weber Apr 2018

Oral History Conversation With David Bruemmer, Brandon Chung, Roberto Rodriguez, Constance Olmert, Alec Weber

Philosophy 332: Business Ethics

This oral history conversation is an interview with David Bruemmer.


Oral History Conversation With Jason Buys, Marguerite M. Wallace, Akira Bannai, Devon Parikh, Jason Mendes Apr 2017

Oral History Conversation With Jason Buys, Marguerite M. Wallace, Akira Bannai, Devon Parikh, Jason Mendes

Philosophy: All Student Work

This is an oral history conversation with Jay Buys.


Oral History Conversation With Monserrat Corral Perez, Brianna M. Boretto, Andrew Schlegel Apr 2017

Oral History Conversation With Monserrat Corral Perez, Brianna M. Boretto, Andrew Schlegel

Philosophy: All Student Work

This is an oral history conversation.


Oral History Conversation With Christopher Yanov (Reality Changers), Bronte E. Benesh, Matthew Fairorth, Mshary Arnous, Jason Mendes Mar 2017

Oral History Conversation With Christopher Yanov (Reality Changers), Bronte E. Benesh, Matthew Fairorth, Mshary Arnous, Jason Mendes

Philosophy: All Student Work

This is an oral history conversation with Christopher Yanov (Reality Changers).


Oral History Conversation With Bh Kim And Kaison Tanabe, Grant M. Mcgahey Mr., Austen Molano, Dylan Valdivia, Randy Kim Mar 2017

Oral History Conversation With Bh Kim And Kaison Tanabe, Grant M. Mcgahey Mr., Austen Molano, Dylan Valdivia, Randy Kim

Philosophy: All Student Work

This is an oral history Interview that was conducted on March 28th, 2017 discussing entrepreneurship in the San Diego start-up community.


Oral History Conversation With Evan Malter, Tyler J. Hodges, Mary Ann Lee, Max Opperman, Salvador Llamas Mar 2017

Oral History Conversation With Evan Malter, Tyler J. Hodges, Mary Ann Lee, Max Opperman, Salvador Llamas

Philosophy: All Student Work

An oral history interview with Evan Malter. Evan walks through his life story, personal experiences, and how they have led to the creation of Count Loyalty, a small business that identifies loyalty capital for businesses looking to obtain a bank loan.


Oral History Conversation With Patrick Rust, Draysen Wilson, Emily Evans, Madison Span, Bryan Rodriguez Mar 2017

Oral History Conversation With Patrick Rust, Draysen Wilson, Emily Evans, Madison Span, Bryan Rodriguez

Philosophy: All Student Work

This is an oral history interview that was conducted with Patrick Rust on March 28, 2017 about his creative work within the advertising company, Vitro.


Oral History Conversation With Charlene Espinoza, Tatiana T. Henry, Blake Martin, Jessica Hernandez Bernal, Chason S. Bridges Mar 2017

Oral History Conversation With Charlene Espinoza, Tatiana T. Henry, Blake Martin, Jessica Hernandez Bernal, Chason S. Bridges

Philosophy: All Student Work

This was an oral history conversation with Charlene Espinoza on March 28, 2017.


Oral History Conversation With Joon Han, Lacey Hartin, Gabriela Guevara, Akira Bannai Mar 2017

Oral History Conversation With Joon Han, Lacey Hartin, Gabriela Guevara, Akira Bannai

Philosophy: All Student Work

This is an oral history conversation that was conducted with Joon Han, founder of Better San Diego, at the University of San Diego on March 28, 2017.


Socially Responsible And Small: A Quantitative Study Of Corporate Social Responsibility In Small And Medium Organizations In The United States, Abigail Sorenson Berk Nov 2015

Socially Responsible And Small: A Quantitative Study Of Corporate Social Responsibility In Small And Medium Organizations In The United States, Abigail Sorenson Berk

Dissertations

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) has become a global imperative supported by governments, industry, and citizens alike. In 2000, the United Nations launched the Global Compact to encourage businesses to adopt socially responsible policies. In tandem, businesses became increasingly attentive to their social practices with the vast majority of executives declaring CSR important to their organization’s success. Despite this increase in attention – which occurred among businesses of all sizes – the academic literature on CSR has focused almost exclusively on large, public companies. Ironically, the majority of businesses in the United States are small, private businesses suggesting the existing CSR field ...


Bitcoin: Currency Of The Future Or Investment Property, Kelly Y. Yu May 2015

Bitcoin: Currency Of The Future Or Investment Property, Kelly Y. Yu

Undergraduate Honors Theses

We live in a digital age where almost every aspect of our lives is based on computerized information. In 2009, currency became digital in the form of Bitcoin. The existence of Bitcoin has brought a variety of obstacles to government agencies and regulators. Specifically, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has been debating the treatment of virtual currencies such as Bitcoin for tax reporting purposes. In March 2014, the IRS issued a notice classifying Bitcoin and other convertible virtual currencies as investment property, similar to stocks and bonds. The notice from the IRS provoked outrage from the Bitcoin community. This project ...