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    Can someone please provide some assistance with a question. Its for an MBA course. It needs to be between 500 and 600 words or so. Please describe how a professional association such as the Association for Research in Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) serving its individual members and having a governing board of directors should be differently structured than a local food pantry that provides food to the poor. Please keep your essay to 500 words or less. Can you identify the primary and secondary stakeholders for each organization? Whose needs must be satisfied by each organization? Please see attached for further information. Thank you.

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    I am providing an opinion here on the differences, more than about the structure. I am not sure the overall structure should be particularly different, just perhaps the choices for the board. The ethical differences are not really different, focusing on helping to provide the best possible service in service to those who need it, either as a research organization helping other organizations, or as a local organization. The only real difference I can see would be the choice of people who can administer funds and information more efficiently for one (making sure of having the most up to date technology and ways of getting the information and funding where it needs to go) and one that can raising more than funds for its mission.

    Nonprofits like ARNOVA support and supply other nonprofits. Additionally, the nonprofit runs programs that give grants and scholarships. The structure includes individuals who lead the organization in research fields, information technology and advancement, and ...

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    This solution of 632 words discusses the potential differences between the board of governance of a food bank and a research nonprofit.