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The handbook of nonprofit governance

Author: BoardSource (Organization)
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, ©2010.
Series: Essential texts for nonprofit and public leadership and management.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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From BoardSource comes The Handbook of Nonprofit Governance. This comprehensive resource explores the overarching question of governance within nonprofit organizations and addresses the roles, structures, and practices of an effective nonprofit. The Handbook of Nonprofit Governance covers the topics that are of most importance to those charged with creating and sustaining effective leadership, including building a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Handbook of nonprofit governance.
San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, ©2010
(DLC) 2010004073
(OCoLC)501396559
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: BoardSource (Organization)
ISBN: 9780470602430 0470602430 0470457635 9780470457634 9780470602461 0470602465
OCLC Number: 635955017
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 392 pages).
Contents: Part 1. Governance principles, roles, and structure --
1. In the spirit of service: introduction to the nonprofit world --
2. What is governance? --
3. Governance roles --
4. Governance structures --
5. The board-chief executive relationships --
Part 2. Governance practices --
6. Building a board --
7. Legal and ethical responsibilities --
8. Financial oversight --
9. Fundraising --
10. Strategic thinking and strategic planning --
11. Communications and outreach --
12. Succession planning and chief executive transition --
13. Evaluation --
14. Bylaws and policies --
15. Board meetings --
16. Board dynamics --
Appendix. Sample policies for nonprofit boards.
Series Title: Essential texts for nonprofit and public leadership and management.
Responsibility: BoardSource.

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This handbook serves as a comprehensive reference and answers questions of all types about board governance, using the expertise from nonprofit leaders nationwide, as well as information from the  Read more...

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