Governing boards: their nature and nurture

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Jossey-Bass, Jun 2, 1989 - Business & Economics - 223 pages
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A Publication of the National Center for Nonprofit Boards

Should be required reading for every new board member.
--NonProfit Times

Shows how to handle the challenges facing board members, including board organization, procedures, accountability, and more!

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Very very dry, but super informative. A "must-read" for anyone working in an agency governed by a board or anyone serving on a board - particularly young people who are unsure of how best to fulfill board member responsibilities. Read full review

Contents

The Human Potential of the Board
24
The Insights of the Veteran Board Member
54
The Caliber and the Depth of Understanding of Trustees
58
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About the author (1989)

CYRIL O. HOULE is a senior consultant for the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and professor emeritus at the University of Chicago. He has served on more than thirty boards and has written many books, including the classic The Effective Board.