Topic: Board Development & Governance

CEO Search Committee Guide

Leading Edge CEO Search Committee Guide

The Leading Edge is an alliance that helps Jewish nonprofits find and place leaders into senior positions. They have partnered with Harvard Business Review to develop the CEO Search Committee Guide, a tool that lays out best CEO search practices for nonprofit volunteer leaders.

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Principles for Good Governance and Ethical Practice Resource Center

Independent Sector’s Resource Center is the gateway to hundreds of free online tools and resources that support charitable organizations in their implementation of the The Principles for Good Governance and Ethical Practice – a publication that outlines 33 principles of sound practice for charitable organizations and foundations related to legal compliance and public disclosure, effective…

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Raising the Bar for Nonprofit Boards

Nonprofit boards versus for-profit boards, and the idea that the two are distinctly different doesn’t resonate with Len Schlesinger, a professor at Harvard Business School and former president of Babson College. Having served as a corporate general manager as well as a member of nonprofit, public, and private company boards, he finds that sector alone…

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8 Mistakes That Even Good Boards Make

Anne Wallestad, president and CEO of BoardSource, explains that even the best boards can get tripped up by these eight common mistakes.

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Communicate Effectively to Create Better Board Relationships

BoardSource, blogger, Hardy Smith, writes about the significance of good communication between nonprofit leaders and their board members. According to Smith, lack of good communication is a major pain-point that creates many of the issues affecting board and organization success.”

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