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Governing Boards : Their Nature and Nurture - Cyril O. Houle

Governing Boards

Their Nature and Nurture

Paperback Published: 24th April 1997
ISBN: 9780787909161
Number Of Pages: 256

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A Publication of the National Center for Nonprofit Boards<br> <br> Should be required reading for every new board member.<br> --NonProfit Times<br> <br> Shows how to handle the challenges facing board members, including board organization, procedures, accountability, and more!

"The single most significant source of useful information and wisdom on boards. . ." (Warren Bennis, Distinguished Professor of Business Administration, University of Southern California,, and author of Why Leaders Can't Lead)

"This book is an important addition to the still scant literature regarding governing boards and should be required reading for every new board member."

Foreword by Nancy R. Axelrod.

1. How to Think About a Board.

2. The Human Potential of a Board.

3. The Structure of the Board.

4. The Board, the Executive, and the Staff.

5. The Operations of the Board.

6. The External Relationships of the Board.

Appendix A: How Many Governing Boards Are There?

Appendix B: Keep Absolutely and Serenely Good Humored.

Appendix C: A Rating Scale for Boards.

Appendix D: From Outer Space to Inner Control.

ISBN: 9780787909161
ISBN-10: 0787909165
Series: Jossey-Bass Nonprofit Sector Series
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 24th April 1997
Publisher: JOSSEY BASS
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.8 x 16.0  x 1.54
Weight (kg): 0.31
Edition Number: 1