Nonprofit Governance: Innovative Perspectives and Approaches

Nonprofit Governance: Innovative Perspectives and Approaches

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ISBN-13: 9780415783378
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/02/2013
Series: Routledge Contemporary Corporate Governance Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Chris Cornforth is Professor of Organizational Governance and Management at the Open University, UK

William A. Brown is Associate Professor of Nonprofit Management at Texas A&M University, USA

Table of Contents

1. Nonprofit Governance Research: The Need for Innovative Perspectives and Approaches (Chris Cornforth) Part I: The State of the Field 2. Nonprofit Governance Research: A Review of the Field (Dave Renz and Fredrik Andersson) 3. Out of the Shadows: Nonprofit Governance Research from a Democratic and Critical Perspective (Chao Guo, Barbara Metelsky and Pat Bradshaw) Part II: Understanding Board Member Behaviour 4. The Role and Impact of Chairs and Nonprofit Boards (Yvonne Harrison, Vic Murray and Chris Cornforth) 5. Antecedents to Board Member Engagement in Deliberation and Decision Making (Will Brown) Part III: Board Processes and Behaviour 6. Learning to be, Learning About: A Socio-Cultural Learning Approach to Board Practice (Debra Beck) 7.Beneath the Surface and Around the Table: Exploring Group Dynamics in Boards (Wendy Reid) 8. Board Monitoring and Judgement as Processes of Sensemaking (Alan Hough, Myles McGregor-Lowndes and Christine Ryan) Part IV: Changing Governance Structures and Relationships 9. Dilemmas in the Board-Staff Dynamics of Nonprofit Governance (Wendy Reid and Johanne Turbide) 10. Community Engagement Governance: Engaging Stakeholders for Community Impact (Judy Freiwirth) 11. The Evolution of Corporate Governance Structures and Relationships in English Housing Association (David Mullins) Part V: Multi-Level Governance 12. The Dynamics of Nested Governance: A Systems Perspective (Pat Bradshaw and Madeline Toubiana) 13. Adaptive Governance in Collaborations: Design Propositions from Research and Practice (Melissa Stone, John Bryson and Barbara Crosby) 14. Lessons for Governance Research and Practice: Examining Behavioural Processes and Conceptual Resources (Paul Salipante)

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'This new and illuminating study of non-profit governance advances both the theory and our practical understanding of how non-profit leaders do and should govern their institutions. It is a "must buy" book for students, academics and practitioners alike.' - Stephen Lee, Professor of Voluntary Sector Management, Cass Business School, UK

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