An orientation book for every director on the board of a not-for-profit organization.
The Board — A Winning Team is must reading for every member of every board of directors of a not-for-profit organization. Whether you are on the board of a professional association, society, club, charity, advocacy group, church, council or other association, you will find all the advice and tips needed to be an effective and confident director.
The Board — A Winning Team provides the guidance to quickly and effectively move you and your fellow directors from a group of relative strangers into a performing, enthusiastic, trusting team. It clearly outlines the roles and obligations of directors, group dynamics, delegation and authority, conflict of interest, and the relationships between the board and staff. Good boardroom practices are highlighted, along with bad habits and pitfalls to avoid.
Since it was first published in 1990, The Board — A Winning Team has helped thousands of new directors on boards of not-for-profit organizations. The Second Edition, published in 2008, provides even more advice and guidance drawn from the authors' decades of consulting and volunteer experience.
Written in a clear and easy-to-read style, The Board — A Winning Team is a book that every director will read and re-read. It gives directors the know-how and understanding to enhance their ability to be part of a winning board and a successful, productive not-for-profit organization.
Executive Directors/Chief Executive Officers from all types of not-for-profit organizations appreciate The Board — A Winning Team's straightforward, no nonsense approach to helping move a board from a group of relative strangers to an effective, productive team. Especially appreciated is the book's emphasis on the board-staff relationship and the clear distinction made between the roles and responsibilities of the executive director and paid staff and the volunteer board.
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