Evaluating the Nonprofit CEO: A Guide for Chief Executives and Board Members

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 1996 - Business & Economics - 160 pages
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Evaluating the Nonprofit CEO is designed to be read and used by board members, and covers all the points administrators tell us they'd like their board members to know about the performance appraisal process. This resource provides information about how board members can conduct regular, consistent, and fair evaluations and salary reviews. Evaluating the Nonprofit CEO contains tips and strategies to actually conduct performance appraisals. It's full of useful forms, checklists, and questionnaires to make sure board members are fully qualified to write job descriptions, evaluate performance, and formulate achievable and measurable goals.
 

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Contents

How to sell your board
1
Dont let board members put evaluation on the back burner
6
Guidelines simplify policy for board
7
Practical strategies to Improve
13
A word to the wise about keeping evaluations objective
17
Four executives critique their evaluation forms
33
Pros Cons
37
Cons
41
Spread a significant raise over two years
81
Consultants share their expertise
89
How should it be structured?
94
FOR BOARD MEMBERS
1
Make sure you and the executive are working together 4
4
Comprehensive job descriptions
9
What is a job description and how to write one 10
10
Should the board chairperson conduct the evaluation? 16
16

Pros Cons
46
A simple checklist works for this administrators
47
form
53
Seek ongoing informal feedback about your performance
55
Document accomplishments carefully
59
The art of goalsetting
67
Separate goals into two categories
68
Evaluation and compensation
75
Making sure the evaluation does what its supposed to do 25
25
A performance and priorities evaluation 31
31
Questions and answers 38
38
Pros Cons 44
44
Be specific about areas to improve 50
50
Tailor goals to the executives style 56
56
Suggested executive director evaluation resources 65
65
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About the author (1996)

John Gillis is a social and cultural historian whose work spans German, British, and American history. He is author or editor of nine books, including "Youth and History," "For Better, For Worse: British Marriages, 1600 to the Present," "Commemorations: The Politics of National Identity," and "A World of Their Own Making: Myth, Ritual, and the Quest for Family"
"Values," He has taught at Stanford, Princeton, and Rutgers Universities and has been a fellow at Oxford and Cambridge Universities. He is a mainlander by birth but for forty summers has been an islander by choice in the Gulf of Maine.

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