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Title The nonprofit board answer book [electronic resource] : a practical guide for board members and chief executives.
Publication Info. San Francisco : Jossey-Bass : BoardSource, 2012.
Edition 3rd ed.
Location Call No. Status Notes
 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-ebrary    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description xx, 363 p.
Note Includes index.
Contents pt. 1. Basic board functions -- pt. 2. Board structure -- pt. 3. Board selection member and development -- pt. 4. Board and committee meetings -- pt. 5. The board's role as a fiduciary -- pt. 6. Board-staff relations -- pt. 7. Organizational change.
Summary "An essential guide to good governance for board leaders at all levels of experience and expertiseThis third edition of the bestselling book for nonprofit board members and professionals offers a thoroughly revised and updated resource that answers the most-commonly asked question on board governance. The book covers such topics as board structure and process, board member recruitment and orientation, board-staff relations, and financial management. This new edition includes updated information on topics that have recently increased in importance including new Form 990; dealing with the financial crisis, risk management, and mergers. Shows executives and board members how to be more effective, meet difficult situations head-on, and deal with commonplace challenges with confidence Topics include information on the viability of for-profit ventures, board retreats, board diversity, fundraising, financial oversight, strategic thinking, and the use of technology From Boardsource the premier resource for practical information, tools, best practices, training, and leadership development for board members of nonprofit organizations worldwide Offers insight gained from the BoardSource Governance Index Survey, hundreds of board self-assessments, and questions and challenges heard by BoardSource from thousands of nonprofit leaders"-- Provided by publisher.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2012. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Subject Nonprofit organizations -- Management.
Directors of corporations.
Added Author ebrary, Inc.
ISBN 9781118096116 (hardback)
9781118127049 (e-book)
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