Department   Matsuyama University  Department of Business Administration, Faculty of Business Administration
   Position   Professor
Language English
Publication Date 2003/04
Title A Proposal for a Mobile Internet Based Community Money in NPO Activities
Contribution Type
Journal 松山大学論集
Publisher 松山大学学術研究会
Volume, Issue, Pages 15(1),pp.23-44
Details This paper envisages an application of the use of Mobile Internet based Community Money in Non-profit Organization (NPO) activities. As NPO activities expand the scope of business and gain importance, especially in the field of Social Welfare Services, the needs for supports from general public are rapidly increasing. However, the Transaction Costs, the major cause of mismatch problem, prevent potential supporters among general public from entering into NPO activities. Introducing a Community Money system to NPO is considered as an effective means to solve the problem. However, the introduction of Community Money system is not an easy task. It faces a barrier because of the technological difficulties involved. With the help of Mobile Internet technology, the barrier will be lowered considerably. Consequently, it will result in the promotion of popular supports for NPO activities. This paper presents propose a model for the integration of NPO/Community Money system with Mobile Internet.
ISBN 09163298