News: Governance conference call for papers

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Date: 31 March - 1 April 2005

Deadline for papers: 3 December 2004

"Boards and Beyond: Understanding the Changing Realities of Nonprofit Organisational Governance," a Conference of Researchers and Practitioners, is to take place on 31 March and 1 April 2005, at the Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership, at the University of Missouri, Kansas City, Missouri, in the United States of America (USA).

Papers that are empirical, papers that are conceptual, and prescriptive papers that are based on theory and research are welcome. The deadline for receipt of proposals is 3 December 2004. Proposals should be no more than 3 pages and, for empirical papers, will include a statement of the problems or issues to be considered, an overview of the relevant literature, a statement of the methods used and a summary of the results or likely results. Proposals for conceptual papers should also be no more than 3 pages and should include a statement of the problems or issues to be considered, an overview of the relevant literature, and a statement of the thesis or theses to be developed and how these add to our understanding of nonprofit organizational governance. Proposals will be peer-reviewed and authors notified of acceptance by mid-January, 2005.

Proposals should be sent to the Program Coordinator, Ms Jill Cook via email cookjs@umkc.edu or fax to 816-235-1169.

Should you wish to mail your proposals, you can do so to:
The Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership
Cookingham Institute of Public Affairs
310 Bloch School of Business and Public Administration
University of Missouri-Kansas City
Kansas City, MO 64110-2499.

Questions about the conference may be directed to Bob Herman at HermanR@umkc.edu or Dave Renz via RenzD@umkc.edu

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