Compare and contrast the nonprofit management from business management

1. Compare and contrast the nonprofit management from business management. 

2. Identify the differences between a for-profit business providing a good or service to its customers and a nonprofit providing a good or service to its customers. What does the act of satisfying customers in each instance do to its resources?

3. Determine which type of organization—a business or a nonprofit— where success is more difficult to come by? Why?

4. Analyze the debate about whether nonprofit management programs are best taught in business schools, schools of public affairs and administration, or in colleges of arts and sciences. Which do you think is the most appropriate setting? Why?

5. Interpret the two primary perspectives reflected in the contemporary nonprofit management literature. 

6. Identify the various stakeholders a nonprofit must be accountable to. Explain why.

7. Analyze how the revolution in management influenced the way nonprofit organizations are managed. 

8. Identify perspectives and agendas that might be found in a nonprofit organization and explore how they may impact the job of the CEO.

9. Compare and contrast the perspectives of scholars and practitioners regarding the plight of nonprofit sector management. 

10. Identify and explain the three ancient traditions in which the roots of America’s nonprofit sector lie.

11. Compare and contrast charity and philanthropy.

12. Explain the three things that an organization must demonstrate to be recognized as tax-exempt under Section 501 (c)(3)?

13. Ascertain the characteristics of organizations that are purely philanthropic.

14. Select either The National Geographic Society or The Smithsonian Institution and explain the complexity of its structure as opposed to a traditional nonprofit.

15. Analyze the terms 

a. “third sector, 
b. fourth sector, 
c. charitable sector, 
d. voluntary sector, 
e. independent sector, and 
f. tax-exempt sector.” 

Explain what characteristic(s) distinguish each term.