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Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, 2024, 7(6); doi: 10.25236/AJHSS.2024.070612.

Research on the Development Dilemma and Countermeasures of Social Organization Incubators from the Perspective of Resource Dependence


Xiaozhi Peng1, Huajun Li2

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Xiaozhi Peng

1Jianghan University, Wuhan, China

2Jianghan University, Wuhan, China


With the diversified and heterogeneous development of social needs, the single and homogeneous public services provided by the government alone can no longer meet the needs of social development, and the government needs the cooperation of social organizations as the "receiver" of its function transfer to provide quality public services. For this reason, the development of social organizations in China has been vigorously supported by the government and highly valued by the public, but how to ensure the smooth establishment and rapid development of social organizations at the start-up stage has become an important issue of concern to the government. Therefore, as an innovative model to cultivate and support the development of social organizations, public welfare social organization incubators have come into being. China's social organization incubators have problems and dilemmas such as limited incubation targets, insufficient professional capacity, biased service capacity cultivation, low operational performance, and insufficient professional segmentation, which need to be solved by improving the supportive policy framework, attracting social forces to set up incubators, enlarging the scale of incubation, strengthening the incubator's own capacity building, and promoting the standardized operation of the incubator, among other measures. This paper argues that public welfare social organization incubators nurture social organizations from the perspective of interaction between the government and social organizations. On the one hand, it undertakes the government's function to incubate the start-up social organizations; on the other hand, the incubated social organizations become the main body of social governance, which in turn strengthens the supervision of the government. The existence of public welfare social organization incubators builds a bridge between the government and social organizations, which is of great significance to the implementation of government-society interaction.


social organization incubator; development dilemma; countermeasure research

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Xiaozhi Peng, Huajun Li. Research on the Development Dilemma and Countermeasures of Social Organization Incubators from the Perspective of Resource Dependence. Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences (2024) Vol. 7, Issue 6: 66-73. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJHSS.2024.070612.


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