Making Founder Successions Work

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The Bridgespan Group has found that CEO transitions that extend the role of a nonprofit founder instead of making a “clean break” yield better results. Founders who step down but continue to bring their knowledge, relationships, and passion to bear for the organizations they started lead to successful leadership transitions. This SSIR article lays out four steps that can help a nonprofit plan an extended role for exiting founders.

Date Added:

February 26, 2018


Jari Tuomala, Donald Yeh & Katie Smith Milway


Succession Planning and Executive Search

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