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Table 13-2:
Top Accountability Holders by Accountability Mechanism and Charity Size

From Chapter 13: Accountability in International Children’s Non-governmental Organizations, by David Kirsch
In Accountability for Effectiveness in Global Governance
edited by John Kirton and Marina Larionova
available from Routledge, 2018

  Charity size
Accountability mechanism Small Medium Large
Stakeholder % Stakeholder % Stakeholder %
Standards Board of Directors 100% Staff 100% Management Team 83%
Donors 75% Board of Directors 90% Board of Directors 83%
Staff 71% Volunteers 70% Funders 83%
Government 64% Management Team 70% Government 83%
Management Team 54% Government 50% Staff 67%
Funders 50% Donors 50% Donors 67%
Volunteers 50% Partners 50%    
Code Board of Directors 100% Board of Directors 100% Board of Directors 83%
Staff 95% Staff 100% Staff 83%
Management Team 68% Management Team 90% Management Team 67%
Volunteers 68% Volunteers 80% Volunteers 50%
    Donors 50% Donors 50%
    Funders 50%    
    Government 50%    
    Partners 50%    
Complaints Staff 75% Staff 100% Staff 100%
Board of Directors 75% Management Team 100% Board of Directors 75%
Management Team 58% Board of Directors 80% Management Team 75%
Volunteers 58% Volunteers 60% Volunteers 50%
Planning, monitoring and evaluation Board of Directors 93% Management Team 100% Board of Directors 100%
Staff 68% Staff 100% Staff 100%
Management Team 64% Board of Directors 90% Management Team 100%
Donors 50% Donors 70% Donors 83%
Government 50% Funders 70% Funders 83%
    Volunteers 70% Government 83%
    Partners 70% Partners 67%
    Government 60% Beneficiaries 50%
    General Public 50% Volunteers 50%
Learning Board of Directors 95% Board of Directors 100% Board of Directors 100%
Staff 95% Management Team 88% Donors 100%
Donors 84% Staff 88% Funders 100%
Management Team 84% Donors 75% Government 100%
Beneficiaries 79% Partners 75% Management Team 100%
Volunteers 79% Volunteers 75% Staff 100%
Funders 68% Funders 63% General Public 80%
Partners 63% Government 63% Partners 80%
Community Group 58% Beneficiaries 50% Peers 60%
General Public 58% General Public 50%    
Government 53%        

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