Understanding volunteer motivation for participation in a community-based food cooperative

Those concerned with social exclusion have increasingly recognised the value of community‐level activities as a basis for the development of disadvantaged communities. Much community development activity is collective and depends on members of the community volunteering to take on tasks and responsi...

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Volume: 8
Main Author: Hibbert, Sally
Piacentini, Maria
Dajani, Haya Al
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Chichester, UK John Wiley & Sons, Ltd 01.02.2003
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published in: International journal of nonprofit and voluntary sector marketing Vol. 8; no. 1; pp. 30 - 42
Data of publication: 2003-02
ISSN: 1465-4520
1479-103X
EISSN: 1479-103X
Discipline: Business
Bibliography: Sally Hibbert
is a lecturer in the Department of Marketing at the University of Strathclyde. Maria holds a BSc (Hons) from the University of Strathclyde and a PhD in Marketing from Queen Margaret College, Edinburgh. Her research interests are in the area of consumer behaviour and food choice. She has been involved in a number of funded projects, including a study of ‘Retailing of confectionery at checkout areas in Lanarkshire’ and researching ‘Snacking behaviour and fruit consumption’. She has published papers in a number of academic journals.
is a senior lecturer in the Department of Marketing at the University of Strathclyde. She has a BA (Hons) and PhD in Marketing from the University of Stirling. Her research is primarily in the field of consumer behaviour. The areas of applied research in which she specialises are donor behaviour and volunteering (nonprofit marketing) and shopping behaviour (retail marketing). Her published work on donor behaviour focuses on donor decision making, while her research into volunteering considers the long‐term involvement of volunteers with nonprofit organisations.
Maria Piacentini
obtained a BSc (Hons) in Psychology and Sociology and a MSc in Social Research from Bath University. Since graduating in 1993, she has acted as a women's development project consultant to a number of national and international non‐governmental organisations in her native Jordan. In 1994 Ms Al Dajani co‐founded the Middle East Centre for Human Studies in Amman and served there as Deputy Director. She then spent two years as a Senior Fulbright Scholar, at California State University, Stanislaus and Chestnut Hill College (Pennsylvania). Prior to joining the Marketing Department at Strathclyde University, Ms Al Dajani was Programme Manager for the US Peace Corps, operating in Jordan.
Haya Al Dajani
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