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Matthew Dutton - Employment Research Institute, Edinburgh Napier University Valerie Egdell - Employment Research Institute, Edinburgh Napier University Ronald McQuaid - Employment Research Institute, Edinburgh Napier University Stephen P. Osborne - Centre for Public Services Research, University of Edinburgh Business School
ISBN 978 1 78412 179 2 ISSN 2045-6964 DPPAS 21718
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Policy Background - The Third Sector in Scotland.
Organisational Responses to Change.
Structure of the Report
2 POLICY BACKGROUND - THE THIRD SECTOR IN SCOTLAND.
Scottish and UK Public Spending Reviews.
Key Policy Developments from the UK Government
Key Policy Developments from the Scottish Government
3 IMPACTS OF POLICY AND FUNDING CHANGE ON THIRD SECTOR ORGANISATIONS
Changes in the Policy Environment
Changes in the Funding Environment
Performance and Outcome Measures.
4 ORGANISATIONAL RESPONSES TO CHANGE.
Partnerships and External Relationships.
Governance and Leadership.
Restructuring and Working Conditions.
The Study Process.
Research Conclusions 2009-2013.
Other Issues Concerning the Future of Third Sector Organisations.
APPENDIX A: METHODOLOGY.
Initial Selection of Case Study and Group Work Organisations.
In-depth Case Studies.
APPENDIX B: YEAR 4 INTERVIEW SCHEDULE.
APPENDIX C: PARTICIPANTS.
Participants in the Case Studies.
Composition of the Focus Groups.
APPENDIX D: ORGANISATIONAL PROFILES.
Case Study Organisations.
APPENDIX E: CASE STUDIES.
The views expressed in this report are those of the researcher and do not necessarily represent those of the Department or Scottish Ministers.
This report is available on the Scottish Government Social Research website only www.scotland.gov.uk/socialresearch.
Page updated: Monday, December 23, 2013