Boards That Make a Difference A New Design for Leadership in Nonprofit and Public Organizations

ISBN-10: 0787976164

ISBN-13: 9780787976163

Edition: 3rd 2006 (Revised)

Authors: John Carver

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List price: $53.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/24/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 448
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.716
Language: English

Preface to the Third Edition
The Author
Beginning and Ending with Purpose
Leadership by Governing Boards: A Vision of Group Accountability
Policy as a Leadership Tool: The Force of Explicit Values
Designing Policies That Make a Difference: Governing by Values
Focusing on Results: The Power of Purpose
Controlling Ethics and Prudence: What's Not OK, Even if It Works
Strong Boards Need Strong Executives: The Board-Executive Relationship
The Board's Responsibility for Itself: Governing Oneself Precedes Governing Others
Officers and Committees: The Chief Governance Officer and Other Divisions of Board Labor
Policy Development by Levels: Adding Details Judiciously
Making Meetings Meaningful: Creating the Future More Than Reviewing the Past
Maintaining Board Leadership: Staying on Track and Institutionalizing Excellence
But Does It Work? Criticisms, Effectiveness Research, and Model Consistency
Varieties of Policy Governance Applications
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