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Ten basic responsibilities of nonprofit boards (Governance series (BoardSource (Organization)) 1.)

by Ingram, Richard T., 1941-

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"Our all-time bestseller with over 175,000 copies sold, this book not only explores the board's 10 core responsibilities, it also puts them into the context of the governance challenges facing nonprofits today. We clarify and distinguish the board's responsibilities from those of the chief executive... Full description


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Table of Contents:
  • About the boardsource governance series
  • Determine mission and purposes, and advocate for them
  • Select the chief executive
  • Support and evaluate the chief executive
  • Ensure effective planning
  • Monitor and strengthen programs and services
  • Ensure adequate financial resources
  • Protect assets and provide financial oversight
  • Build a competent board
  • Ensure legal and ethical integrity
  • Enhance the organization's public standing
  • Conclusion toward a better board
  • Appendix i individual board member responsibilities
  • Appendix ii illustrative self-assessment survey for
  • Individual board members
  • About the author.