Document Type


Publication Date

Spring 2011


partner agency, vision change


An organization's stakeholders react to major vision changes in various ways. Although some may see the rationale behind changes and potential for improvement, others will be more fearful and anxious. United Way of Broome County has experienced challenges with regard to historic partner agencies' apprehension and entitlement when implementing past vision changes. The research conducted in this study will help elucidate the challenges faced by other United Way organizations when transitioning to Community Impact model as well as the barriers to and factors promoting a successful transition.