ISBN-10:
0470457635
ISBN-13:
9780470457634
Pub. Date:
04/19/2010
Publisher:
Wiley
The Handbook of Nonprofit Governance / Edition 1

The Handbook of Nonprofit Governance / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9780470457634
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 04/19/2010
Series: Essential Texts for Nonprofit and Public Leadership and Management Series , #20
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 416
Sales rank: 112,791
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.10(d)

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BoardSource (formerly the National Center for Nonprofit Boards) is the premier resource for practical information, tools and best practices, training, and leadership development for board members of nonprofit organizations worldwide.

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Table of Contents

About BoardSource.

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

PART ONE: GOVERNANCE PRINCIPLES, ROLES, ANDSTRUCTURE.

1 In the Spirit of Service: Introduction to the Nonprofi tWorld.

2 What Is Governance?

3 Governance Roles.

4 Governance Structure.

5 The Board–Chief Executive Relationship.

PART TWO: GOVERNANCE PRACTICES.

6 Building a Board.

7 Legal and Ethical Responsibilities.

8 Financial Oversight.

9 Fundraising.

10 Strategic Thinking and Strategic Planning.

11 Communications and Outreach.

12 Succession Planning and Chief Executive Transition.

13 Evaluation.

14 Bylaws and Policies.

15 Board Meetings.

16 Board Dynamics.

Appendix: Sample Policies for Nonprofi t Boards.

Board Member Fundraising.

Human Resources.

Code of Ethics.

Confl ict of Interest.

Confi dentiality.

Whistle-Blower Protection.

Record Retention and Document Destruction.

Executive Compensation.

Investments.

Financial Audits.

Risk Management.

Media Relations.

Glossary.

Resources.

Index.

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