Human services can be provided in both nonprofit and for-profit environments. Which do you think is the best way, and why do you believe that? Give at least two pros for the environment you would choose, and at least two cons for the other option.
- The New Human Services Industry: Changing the World for the Profit or For the Better? (Links to an external site.) – Review all 11 pages of this article exploring the complexities of providing human services in both the nonprofit and for-profit environments. Pay special attention to the lessons to be learned by nonprofits from their for-profit counterparts.
- Nonprofit Accounting (Links to an external site.) – Read Part 1: Introduction to Nonprofit Accounting, from the Accounting Coach.
- Managerial Accounting: Types of Responsibility Centers (Links to an external site.) – Review this article on Revenue Center designations. The four types of Revenue Center designations (revenue, cost or expense, profit, and investment) can be used to help human service administrators engage program managers in financial management.