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The book of the board : effective governance for non-profit organisations

Author: David Fishel
Publisher: Annandale, N.S.W. : Federation Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"The Book of the Board is an invaluable handbook for boards and board members of non-profit organisations. It explains the purpose of a board in a non-profit organisation, the board's formal and legal responsibilities, the main areas where a board can add to the organisation's effectiveness."--Provided by publisher.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Fishel
ISBN: 9781862876897 1862876894
OCLC Number: 256783821
Notes: Previously published: 2003.
Description: xii, 282 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction The Job of the Board A Sense of Direction An Interview with the Environmental Defender's Office The CEO and The Board Purposeful Meetings In the Chair An Interview with Netball Australia Risk Management Compliance with legal responsibilities Financial Planning and Control An Interview with the Western Australia Symphony Orchestra The Board and Fundraising Measuring our Progress Alliances and Mergers An Interview with The Foundation of Young Australians Recruitment and Succession Postscript: Twenty Staging Posts of Board Development Checklists Resources Interviewees BibliographyWebsitesIndex
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