A collection of publications the Stanford Project on the Evolution of the San Francisco Bay Area Nonprofit Sector (SPEN):
- Horvath, Aaron, Christof Brandtner, and Walter W. Powell. “Serve or Conserve: Mission, Strategy, and Multi-Level NonprofitChange During the Great Recession.” Voluntas (2018).
- Powell, Walter W., Aaron Horvath, and Christof Brandtner. “Click and Mortar: Organizations on the Web.” Research in Organizational Behavior 36:101–20.
- Hwang, Hokyu and Patricia Bromley. 2015. “Determinants of Formal Planning in the US Nonprofit Sector.” International Public Management Journal 18(4): 568-588.
- Bromley, Patricia, Hwang, Hokyu and Walter W. Powell. 2013. “Decoupling Revisited: Common Pressures, Divergent Strategies in the U.S. Nonprofit Sector,” M@n@gement 15(5): 480-501.
- Suarez, David F. 2011. “Collaboration and Professionalization: The Contours of Public Sector Funding for Nonprofit Organizations.” Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory 21(2): 307–26.
- Suarez, David F. 2010. “Street Credentials and Management Backgrounds: Careers of Nonprofit Executives in an Evolving Sector.” Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly 39(4): 696-716.
- Hwang, Hokyu and Walter W. Powell. 2009. “The Rationalization of Charity: The Influences of Professionalism in the Nonprofit Sector.” Administrative Science Quarterly 54(2): 268–98.
- Suarez, David F. and Hokyu Hwang. 2008. “Civic Engagement and Nonprofit Lobbying in California, 1998-2003.” Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly 37(1): 93–112.
- Walter W. Powell and Victoria Chang. 2008. “Social Service Mergers: Hope Services and Skills Center.” Stanford Graduate School of Business Case S1-104.
Additional Work on the Nonprofit Sector, with scholars from Stanford PACS:
- Victoria Johnson and Walter W. Powell. 2017. “Organizational Poisedness and the Transformation of Civic Order in 19th Century New York City.” Pp.179-230 in Organizations, Civil Society, and the Roots of Development, edited by Naomi Lamoreaux and John Wallis, University of Chicago Press.
- Valeska Korff, Achim Oberg, and Walter W. Powell. 2017. “Governing the Crossroads: Interstitial Communities and the Fate of Nonprofit Evaluation.” Ch. 6 in Networked Governance: New Research Perspectives, edited by B. Hollstein, W. Matiaske and K. Schnapp. Berlin: Springer.
- Walter W. Powell, Achim Oberg, Valeska Korff, Carrie Oelberger, and Karina Kloos. 2017. “Institutional Analysis in a Digital Era: Mechanisms and methods to understand emerging fields,” pp. 305 – 44 in New Themes in Institutional Analysis, edited by Georg Krucken et al, Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar.
- Aaron Horvath and Walter W. Powell. 2016. “Contributory or Disruptive: Do New Forms of Philanthropy Erode Democracy?” pp. 87-122 in Philanthropy in Democratic Societies, edited by Rob Reich, Lucy Bernholz, and Chiara Cordelli, University of Chicago Press.
- Valeska Korff, Achim Oberg, and Walter W. Powell. 2015. “Interstitial Organizations as Conversational Bridges.” Bulletin of the Association of Information Science and Technology 41(2): 34-38.
- Patricia Bromley and Walter W. Powell. 2012. “From Smoke and Mirrors to Walking the Talk: Characteristics and Consequences of Decoupling in the Contemporary World.” Academy of Management Annals 6: 483-530.