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Transformational Boards: A Practical Guide to Engaging Your Board and Embracing Change

Transformational Boards: A Practical Guide to Engaging Your Board and Embracing Change

Byron Tweeten

ISBN: 978-0-470-40178-1

Feb 2002, Jossey-Bass

240 pages

In Stock

$37.00

Description

Organized as a quick and user-friendly roadmap for board members and chief executive officers as they reflect on their roles and duties together, Transformational Boards offers an engagement framework for board leadership designed to help boards lead their organizations through times of change. Using this proven, highly effective model, boards and CEOs work closely together to set responsibilities, outcomes, and strategic direction for the organization. Byron Tweeten identifies key issues with supporting research, presents practical how-to examples and advice, and includes questions that will stimulate further thinking and discussion.

Preface xi

Acknowledgments xv

The Author xix

About Growth Design Corporation xxi

Introduction: Nonprofit Boards Face Change 1

1. Leadership Recruitment 17

2. Preparation for High Performance 43

3. Policy Review and Formation 61

4. Continuous Thinking and Planning 77

5. Positioning and Public Relations 103

6. Financial Resource Solutions 125

7. Performance Evaluation 159

8. A Final Word: The Future of Board Leadership 173

Checklist for Engaged Boards 189

Resources 193

References 201

Index 203