The The Role of the Third Sector in Government: How NGOs run the developing economies
Chester Alexis C. Buama
Arcler Education Inc
This book explores the various roles that the third sector plays. It defines the third sector as comprising non-governmental organizations that help developing nations in achieving their human development goals. Of course, the book also acknowledges the role that the third sector players in the more developed nations where it is a catalyst for social change. This book critiques some of the motives and methods that have been associated with third sector actors. For example, it highlights the limited and disjointed scope of their objectives as well as their susceptibility to corruption, influence-peddling and latent colonialism.
Hon. Chester Alexis C. Buama, PhD, is a College Professor at Laguna State Polytechnic University under the Faculty of College of Arts and Sciences and currently serving as Regent of the LSPU Board of Regents the highest policy-making body of the university. He previously served as the College Research Coordinator and Coordinator of Curriculum, Instruction Quality Assurance, A Consultant of the Department of Education Central Office for Learning Assessment and National Trainer of the Commission on Higher Education for General Education Courses. He is also a member of local and international organizations: he is a Fellow and Senior Member of the Royal Institute of Management and the Royal Institute of Educators, Singapore, Reading Association of the Philippines, and International English Learners Training Institute. He was a Philippine Youth Ambassador to ASEAN countries and Japan which was sponsored by the Cabinet Office of Japan and Office of the President of the Philippines in 2010. He has a Master’s degree in Management major in Public Administration and a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism. He was conferred a Doctorate Degree in Philosophy major in Public Administration in 2016 and graduated with a Doctorate Degree in Philosophy major in Business Management in 2018. At present he is teaching Human Behavior in Organization, Social Philosophy, Principles of Management and Organization, Good Governance and Social Responsibility, Business Communication, Macro and, Micro Economics and Philippine History and Constitution both in the undergraduate and graduate levels. Moreover, he has actively participated in the Civic Activities of the Global Cooperation Society International, Philippine National Chapter and is often invited as resource speaker in various management, research writing, journalism and, leadership seminars. Recently, he was awarded the Ambassador Seal of Excellence for Education as Research Practitioner and as 2018 Outstanding Premier College Professor and Humanitarian Service Excellence Award by the Asia Pacific Excellence Council, Inc.