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Number of items: 94.

2014

Vangen, Siv; Hayes, John Paul and Cornforth, Chris (2014). Governing cross-sector, inter-organizational collaborations. Public Management Review (Early Access).

Cornforth, Christopher (2014). Understanding and combating mission drift in social enterprises. Social Enterprise Journal, 10(1) (Early Access).

Cornforth, Chris; Hayes, John Paul and Vangen, Siv (2014). Nonprofit-public collaborations: understanding governance dynamics. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly (In press). file

2013

Cornforth, Chris and Brown, William A. eds. (2013). Nonprofit Governance: Innovative Perspectives and Approaches. Routledge Contemporary Corporate Governance Series. Abingdon: Routledge.

2012

Harrison, Yvonne; Murray, Vic and Cornforth, Chris (2012). Perceptions of board chair leadership effectiveness in nonprofit and voluntary sector organizations. Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary Nonprofit Organizations, 24(3) 688-712. file

Cornforth, Chris (2012). Nonprofit Governance Research: Limitations of the Focus on Boards and Suggestions for New Directions. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 41(6) pp. 1117–1136. file

2011

Cornforth, Chris and Mordaunt, Jill (2011). Organisational Capacity Building: Understanding the Dilemmas for Foundations of Intervening in Small- and Medium-Size Charities. Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary Nonprofit Organizations, 22(3) pp. 428–449. file

Hayes, John Paul; Cornforth, Chris and Vangen, Siv (2011). Tensions: a challenge to governance and cross-sector partnerships. In: 18th Multi-Organisational Partnerships Alliances and Networks, 4-6 July 2011, Glasgow. file

Hayes, John Paul; Cornforth, Chris and Vangen, Siv (2011). Governance in cross-sector partnerships involving third sector organisations. In: 25th British Academy of Management Conference, 13-15th September 2011, Birmingham. file

2010

Cornforth, Chris and Chambers, Naomi (2010). The role of corporate governance and boards in organizational performance. In: Walshe, Kieran; Harvey, Gill and Jas, Pauline eds. Connecting knowledge and performance in public services: from knowing to doing. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 99–127.

Cornforth, Chris and Spear, Roger (2010). The governance of hybrid organisations. In: Billis, David ed. Hybrid Organizations and the Third Sector: Challenges for Practice, Theory and Policy. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave, pp. 70–89. file

Cornforth, C.; Harrison, Y. and Murray, V. (2010). What makes chairs of governing bodies effective? The National Council for Voluntary Organisations and the Charity Trustee Network, Guildford, UK.

Cornforth, Chris (2010). Challenges and future directions for third sector governance research. In: 10th EURAM Conference, 19-22 May 2010, Rome, Italy. file

Cornforth, Chris and Robson, Paul (2010). Governance issues in voluntary organisations with local-national structures. In: VSSN Conference, May 2010, Sheffield Hallam University.

Cornforth, Chris and Chambers, Naomi (2010). The role of corporate governance and boards in organisational performance. In: Walsh, Kieran; Harvey, Gill and Jas, Pauline eds. Connecting Knowledge and Performance in Public Services: From Knowing to Doing. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 99–127. file

2009

Spear, Roger; Cornforth, Chris and Aiken, Michael (2009). The governance challenges of social enterprises: evidence from a UK empirical study. Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics, 80(2) pp. 247–273. file

Cornforth, Chris; Harrison, Yvonne and Murray, Vic (2009). The role and impact of chairs of governing bodies in the UK voluntary sector. In: NCVO/VSSN Researching the Voluntary Sector Conference 2009, 07-08 Sep 2009, Warwick University, UK.

Cornforth, Chris; Harrison, Yvonne and Murray, Vic (2009). A comparison of the role and impact of board chairs in United Kingdom and North American nonprofit organizations. In: Nonprofit Governance Conference, 23-24 Apr 2009, University of Missouri, Kansas City, USA.

2008

Cornforth, Chris; Mordaunt, Jill and Aiken, Michael (2008). Learning from capacity building and lessons for other funders. Charities Aid Foundation, West Malling, Kent. file

Cornforth, Chris; Mordaunt, Jill and Aiken, Michael (2008). Building capacity: Understanding the dilemmas of intevening in small and medium size charities. In: NCVO/VSSN Annual Research Conference, 9-10 Sep 2008, Warwick University.

2007

Spear, Roger; Cornforth, Chris and Aiken, Mike (2007). For Love and Money: Governance and Social Enterprise. National Council for Voluntary Organisations, UK. file

Paton, Rob; Mordaunt, Jill and Cornforth, Chris (2007). Beyond nonprofit management education: leadership development in a time of blurred boundaries and distributed learning. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 36(4) 148S-162S.

Cornforth, Chris; Spear, Roger and Aiken, Michael (2007). Governing social enterprise: emerging challenges and needs. In: 36th Annual ARNOVA Conference, 15-17 Nov 2007, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

Cornforth, Chris; Mordaunt, Jill; Aiken, Michael and Otto, Shirley (2007). The grant maker, the change-maker and the organisation: exploring the relationship of capacity building. In: VSSN/NCVO Researching the Voluntary Sector Conference, 5-6 Sep 2007, University of Warwick, UK.

Cornforth, Chris; Spear, Roger and Aiken, Michael (2007). Governance and social enterprise. In: CIRIEC Research Conference on the Social Economy, Oct 2007, Victoria, Canada.

2005

Cornforth, Chris (2005). Conclusions: contexualising and managing the paradoxes of governance. In: Cornforth, Chris ed. The governance of public and non-profit organizations: what do boards do? Routledge Studies in the management of voluntary and non-profit organizations. London, UK: Routledge, pp. 237–253.

Cornforth, C. J. (2005). Contribution. In: Akpeki, Tesse ed. The Board Answer Book. UK: National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO).

Baguley, John; Cornforth, Chris and Mallory, Geoff (2005). How do Northern non-governmental organizations (NGOs) internationalise?: a stage theory approach. In: ISTR and EMES Conference, 27 - 29 April 2005, Paris, France.

Baguley, J.; Cornforth, C. and Mallory, G. (2005). Globalizing NGOs: A stage theory perspective on processes of international evolution. In: 34th Annual ARNOVA Conference, Nov 2005, Washington, USA.

Cornforth, Chris ed. (2005). The governance of public and non-profit organizations: What do boards do? Routledge Studies in the Management of Voluntary and Non-Profit Organizations, 6. Abingdon, U.K.: Routledge.

2004

Baguley, John; Cornforth, Chris and Mallory, Geoff (2004). What drives non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to internationalise? In: 33rd Annual ARNOVA Conference, Nov 2004, Los Angeles, USA.

Cornforth, Chris and Paton, Rob (2004). Editorial:failure and turnaround in public and non-profit organizations. Public Money and Management, 24(4) pp. 197–199.

Cornforth, Chris (2004). The governance of co-operatives and mutual associations: a paradox perspective. Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics, 75(1) pp. 11–32. file

Cornforth, Chris and Mordaunt, Jill (2004). The governance of the voluntary and community sector - the starting point. In: ed. Developing an Integrated Governance Strategy for the Vountary and Community Sector: volume of evidence. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: The Foundation for Good Governance, pp. 7–14.

Mordaunt, Jill; Cornforth, Chris and Otto, Shirley (2004). Crisis, failure and recovery and the governance of public and nonprofit organizations: the effects of participation. In: 6th International Society for Third Sector Research Conference,, 11-14 Jul 2004, Toronto, Canada.

Cattell, C.; Cornforth, C.; Deniston, H.; Howarth, R.; Mordaunt, J.; Morrison, C.; Otto, S. and Wilcox, D. (2004). Development of an Integrated Governance Strategy for the Voluntary and Community Sector. Home Office Active Communities Unit, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK. file

Cornforth, Chris (2004). The governance of social enterprises: a paradox perspective. Economie et Solidarites, 35(1/2) pp. 81–99.

Cornforth, Chris and Mordaunt, Jill (2004). The role of boards in organizational failure and turnaround. In: 8th International Research Symposium on Public Management, Apr 2004, Budapest, Hungary.

2003

Cornforth, Chris and Mordaunt, Jill (2003). What do boards do when things go wrong? In: 32nd Annual ARNOVA Conference, 20-22 November 2003, Denver. file

Cornforth, Chris (2003). Contextualising non-profit governance: the influence of contextual factors on board characteristics and paradoxes. In: 19th European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS) Colloquium: Organization Analysis Informing Social and Global Development, July 2003, Copenhagen, Denmark. file

Cornforth, Chris and Simpson, Claire (2003). The changing face of charity governance: the impact of organizational size. In: Cornforth, C.J. ed. The Governance of Public and Non-profit Organizations: what do boards do? Routledge Studies in the Management of Voluntary and Non-Profit Organizations. London: Routledge, pp. 187–206.

Cornforth, Chris (2003). Conclusions: contexualising and managing the paradoxes of governance. In: Cornforth, Chris ed. The governance of public and non-profit organizations: what do boards do? Routledge Studies in the Management of Voluntary and Non-Profit Organizations. London, UK: Routledge, pp. 237–253.

Cornforth, Chris (2003). The changing context of governance - emerging issues and paradoxes. In: Cornforth, Chris ed. The governance of public and non-profit organizations: what do boards do? Routledge Studies in the Management of Voluntary and Non-Profit Organizations. London, UK: Routledge, pp. 1–20.

Edwards, Charles and Cornforth, Chris (2003). What influences the strategic contribution of boards? In: Cornforth, Chris ed. The governance of public and non-profit organizations: what do boards do? Routledge Studies in the Management of Voluntary and Non-Profit Organizations. London, UK: Routledge, pp. 77–96.

Cornforth, Chris (2003). Introduction: the changing context of governance - emerging issues and paradoxes. In: Cornforth, Chris ed. The Governance of Public and Non-profit Organizations: What do boards do? London, UK: Routledge.

Cornforth, Chris (2003). Summary and conclusions: Contextualising and managing the paradoxes of governance. In: Cornforth, Chris ed. The Governance of Public and Non-profit Organizations: What do Boards do? London, UK: Routledge.

Cornforth, Chris ed. (2003). The governance of public and non-profit organisations: What do boards do? London: Routledge.

2002

Cornforth, Chris and Mordaunt, Jill (2002). Rising to the challenge or running for the door? The role of governing bodies in dealing with organizational crises. In: 31st Annual ARNOVA Conference, 13-16 November 2002, Montreal. file

Cornforth, Chris ed. (2002). The Governance of public and non-profit organisations: what do boards do? Routledge Studies in the Management of Voluntary and Non-Profit Organizations. Oxford, UK: Routledge.

Cornforth, Chris and Simpson, Claire (2002). Change and continuity in the governance of nonprofit organizations in the United Kingdom: the impact of organizational size. Nonprofit Management & Leadership, 12(4) pp. 451–470.

Cornforth, Chris (2002). Making sense of co-operative governance: competing models and tensions. Review of International Co-operation, 95(1) pp. 51–57. file

2001

Cornforth, Chris (2001). Understanding the governance of non-profit organizations: multiple perspectives and paradoxes. In: 30th Annual ARNOVA Conference, 29 November - 1 December 2001, Miami. file

Cornforth, Chris (2001). What makes boards effective? An examination of the relationships between board inputs, structures, processes and effectiveness in non-profit organizations. Corporate Governance: an International Review, 9(3) pp. 217–227. file

Cornforth, Chris (2001). La gouvernance des coopératives et des sociétés mutualistes : une perspective de paradoxe. Economie et Solidarites, 35(1-2)

Cornforth, Chris (2001). Recent trends in charity governance and trusteeship. Guide to Board Development. London: NCVO.

1999

Cornforth, Chris (1999). Power relations between boards and senior managers in the governance of public and non-profit organisations. In: 2nd International Conference on Corporate Governance and Direction, 13-15 October 1999, Henley Management College, UK. file

Cornforth, Chris (1999). Improving the value of voluntary boards. Journal of Voluntary Action, 1(2) file

Cornforth, Chris and Edwards, Charles (1999). Board roles in the strategic management of public service of non-profit organizations: theory and practice. Corporate Governance: an International Review, 7(4) pp. 346–362.

1998

Cornforth, Chris; Paton, Rob and Batsleer, Julian (1998). Opening up non-profit management development: Lessons from the Open University's voluntary sector management programme. In: O'Neill, Michael and Fletcher, Kathleen eds. Non-profit Management Education: US and World Perspectives. Westport, CT: Praegan, pp. 33–45.

Cornforth, C. J. and Edwards, C. (1998). Good Governance: developing effective board-management relations in public and voluntary organizations. CIMA Publishing, London, UK. file

Cornforth, Chris; Batsleer, Julian and Paton, Rob (1998). Opening up non-profit management development: a national development based on distance learning. In: O'Neill, Michael and Fletcher, Kathleen eds. Non-profit Management Education: US and World Perspectives. Westport, CT, USA: Greenwood Publishing Group, pp. 33–45.

1997

Edwards, Charles and Cornforth, Chris (1997). Who governs? Managing the tension between the political and managerial role of boards. In: 2nd International Research Symposium of Public Service Management, Sep 1997, Aston, UK.

1996

Cornforth, Chris and Edwards, Charles (1996). Organizational governance: does it travel across sectoral boundaries? In: International Research Symposium on Public Services Management, March 1996, Aston Business School, UK.

Cornforth, C.; Thomas, A and Mayoux, L (1996). Organizational tensions in international NGOs: towards a research agenda. In: Researching the UK Voluntary Sector Conference, Oct 1996, London, UK.

1995

Cornforth, Chris (1995). Patterns of co-operative management: Beyond the degeneration thesis. Economic and Industrial Democracy, 16(4) pp. 487–523.

1994

Cornforth, Chris and Thomas, Alan (1994). The structure of the worker co-operative sector in the UK: interpreting recent trends. Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics, 65(4) pp. 641–656.

Cornforth, Chris (1994). Governing non-profit organizations: heroic myths and human tales. In: Saxon-Harrold, Susan and Kendall, Jeremy eds. Researching the Voluntary Sector. London, UK: Charities Aid Foundation.

Cornforth, C. and Thomas, A. (1994). Worker co-operatives 1988-1993: decline or growth? In: Howe, Lily ed. The world of co-operative enterprise 1995. Oxford, UK: Plunkett Foundation.

1992

Cornforth, Chris (1992). Co-operatives. In: Széll, György ed. Concise encyclopaedia of participation and co-management. De Gruyter studies in organization. New York: Walter De Gruyter Inc.

1991

Paton, R. and Cornforth, C. J. (1991). What's different about managing in voluntary and nonprofit organizations? In: Batsleer, Julian; Cornforth, Chris and Paton, Rob eds. Issues in voluntary and nonprofit management. Addison-Wesley, pp. 36–46. restricted access item, not available for direct download

Batsleer, Julian; Cornforth, Chris and Paton, Rob eds. (1991). Issues in voluntary and non-profit management. Wokingham, UK: Addison Wesley.

Paton, Rob (1991). The social economy: value-based organizations in the wider society. In: Batsleer, Julian; Cornforth, Chris and Paton, Rob eds. Issues in voluntary and non-profit management. London, U.K.: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, pp. 3–12.

1990

Cornforth, Chris and Thomas, Alan (1990). Cooperative development: barriers, support structures and cultural factors. Economic and Industrial Democracy, 11(4) pp. 451–461.

Cornforth, Chris and Thomas, Alan (1990). Co-operative development: Barriers, support structures and cultural factors. Economic and Industrial Democracy, 11(4) pp. 451–461.

Cornforth, Chris (1990). Worker co-operatives: Temporary phenomenon or growing trend. In: Széll, György and Lammers, Cornelis J. eds. International Handbook of Participation in Organizations. UK: Oxford University Press.

Cornforth, Chris (1990). Conceptions of management in voluntary and non-profit organizations. In: Conference of the Association of Voluntary Action Scholars, 1990.

1989

Cornforth, Chris (1989). The role of support organizations in developing worker co-operatives: a model for promoting economic and industrial democracy? In: Széll, György; Blyton, Paul and Cornforth, Chris eds. The State, Trade Unions and Self-Management: Issues of Competence and Control. de Gruyter Studies in Organization. Berlin: Walter De Gruyter, pp. 107–124.

Thomas, Alan and Cornforth, Chris (1989). A model for democratic decision-making: the case of worker co-operatives. Economic Analysis and Workers Management, 23(1) pp. 1–15.

Thomas, Alan and Cornforth, Chris (1989). The survival and growth of worker co-operatives: a comparison with small businesses. International Small Business Journal, 8(1) pp. 34–50.

Cornforth, Chris (1989). Lake School of English. In: Thomas, Alan and Thornley, Jenny eds. Co-ops to the Rescue. London, UK: ICOM Co-Publications.

Cornforth, Chris (1989). Worker co-operatives in Britain: a review of the literature. In: London Business School Library, The ed. London Business School Small Business Bibliography. London, UK: London Business School.

Blyton, Paul; Cornforth, Chris and Széll, György eds. (1989). The state, trade unions and self-management: issues of competence and control. Walter De Gruyter Inc.

1988

Cornforth, Chris (1988). Can entrepreneurship be institutionalised? The case of worker co-operatives. International Small Business Journal, 6(4) pp. 10–19.

Cornforth, Chris; Thomas, Alan; Spear, Roger and Lewis, Jenny (1988). Developing Successful Worker Co-operatives. London: Sage Publications Ltd.

Cornforth, Chris (1988). The role of managers in worker co-operatives. In: Bayley, J. Elise; Parnell, Edgar and Plunkett Foundation for Co-operative Studies, The eds. Yearbook of Co-operative Enterprise 1988. Oxford, UK: Plunkett Foundation for Co-operative Studies.

Cornforth, Chris and Paton, Rob (1988). Worker co-operatives and the democratisation of work in Europe. In: Wiseman, J. ed. Worker Freedom: The Promise of Workplace Democracy. New York: TOES Books.

1987

Cornforth, Chris and Lewis, Jenny (1987). Creating successful co-operatives business: a summary report. Open University Co-Operatives Research Unit, Milton Keynes, UK.

1986

Cornforth, Chris (1986). Worker co-operatives: factors affecting their success and failure. In: Curran, James; Stanworth, John and Watkins, David eds. The Survival of the Small Firm. Aldershot: Gower.

Cornforth, Chris (1986). Local co-operative support organizations in Britain: an assessment of their effectiveness in developing working co-operatives. In: Plunkett Foundation for Co-operative Studies, The; International Co-operative Alliance, The and Horace Plunkett Foundation, The eds. The Yearbook of Agricultural Co-operation. Oxford, UK: Plunkett Foundation.

Cornforth, Chris (1986). The role of local co-operative development agencies in promoting worker co-operatives. In: Faulkner, Terry ed. Readings in Small Business. Aldershot: Gower.

1984

Cornforth, Chris (1984). The role of local co-operative development agencies in promoting worker co-operatives. Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics, 55(3) pp. 253–280.

1983

Cornforth, C.; Taylor, S. and Varelidis, N. (1983). Learning through work experience in Britain. Journal of European Industrial Training, 7(6) pp. 3–10.

Cornforth, Chris (1983). Some factors affecting the success or failure of worker co-operatives: A review of empirical research in the United Kingdom. Economic and Industrial Democracy, 4(2) pp. 163–190.

1982

Cornforth, Chris (1982). Trade unions and producer co-operatives. Economic and Industrial Democracy, 3(1) pp. 17–30.

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