Predicting Perceived NGOs’ Performance in Lebanon: An Econometric Approach

Dr. Walid J. Dagher

Based on the review of the literature, the researcher in this study found an imperative need to predict NGOs’ performance in Lebanon.The importance of this study is recommended by experts in Lebanon because of the increasing role of community services and the growing awareness of corporate social responsibilities (CSR) in Lebanon.The need for community services has been growing because of the increase the Lebanese population and the sudden influx of Syrian refugees into Lebanon.It was evident in this research that this increasing role of NGOs services was a must and highly related to the decreasing role of the governmental services.The researcher in this study collected primary data via questionnaire from 180 valid responses to test the relationship importance of age, civil status, and religion, number of family members, internet usage and economic activity on NGOs’ performance in Lebanon.The findings of the study using econometric approach provided implications for policy making, decision making, and further research.The construction of the instrument (questionnaire) was based on the review of the literature, experts’ opinion and this researcher’s experience with NGOs, corporate social responsibility and community services.

Volume 11 | 12-Special Issue

Pages: 704-716

DOI: 10.5373/JARDCS/V11SP12/20193268