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University-Community Partnerships: A Stakeholder Analysis

Abstract Universities and community organizations (e.g., nonprofit organizations, schools, government, and local residents) often form partnerships to address critical social issues, such as improving service delivery, enhancing education and educational access, reducing poverty, improving sustainability, sharing of resources, research, and program evaluation. The efficacy and success of such collaborations depends on the quality of the partnerships. This dissertation examined university-community partnership (UCP) relationships employing stakeholder theory to assess partnership attributes and identification. Four case studies that consisted of diverse UCPs, oriented toward research partnerships that were located at Arizona State University, were in... (more)
Created Date 2015
Contributor Smith, Kendra Lindsay (Author) / Knopf, Richard C (Advisor) / Desouza, Kevin C (Committee member) / Larsen, Dale (Committee member) / Roscoe, Rod D (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Higher education / Social research / higher education / partnerships / stakeholder salience / stakeholder theory / university-community partnerships / university/community relations
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 106 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Community Resources and Development 2015
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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