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Nonprofit Directors

Can Nonprofit Management Usurp Board Responsibilities?

Eugene Fram | Posted 06.01.2015 | Business
Eugene Fram

On balance management will always have more information about the organization than volunteer board members. As a result, directors must be proactive in seeking information from management and a variety of other sources, even if they must involve employees other than senior management.

Top Factors for Improving Nonprofit Directors' Board Experiences

Eugene Fram | Posted 05.27.2015 | Business
Eugene Fram

Spencer Stuart, an international placement firm, recently asked 500 directors who serve on for-profit boards to name the top factors that would reasonably improve their board experience. Their answers also resonate in the nonprofit arena.

Nonprofit CEOs Need To Be Peers NOT Powerhouses - Interface More Frequently with Individual Board Members

Eugene Fram | Posted 05.30.2014 | Business
Eugene Fram

Simply having board meeting contact with directors isn't sufficient for a 21st century nonprofit CEO. Following are three professional approaches the CEO can take for developing better communications with board members.

Civil and Honest Discourse Needed for Nonprofit Boards

Eugene Fram | Posted 03.05.2014 | Impact
Eugene Fram

Relationships on nonprofit boards are more prone to foster distinctly different types of environments because some boards meet only one to four times a year; therefore interpersonal conflicts can more easily arise.