Offers a strategic approach to the issues of finances and board responsibility, revealing how a board can get down to the business of governing its organization's financial planning by controlling budget values rather than budget numbers. Shows how a board can address the issue of actual fiscal conditions by creating plicies that safeguard an organization's real fiscal health.
About the Author
JOHN CARVER is internationally known as creator of the breakthrough in board leadership called the Policy Governance model and is the bestselling author of Boards That Make a Difference (1990). Dr. Carver has worked with boards in the U.S. and Canada and on four other continents for over twenty years. His clients have included the National Association of State Boards of Education, the National Ballet of Canada, the American Institute of Architects, the Pentagon Federal Credit Union and Lutheran World Relief. His ideas have been featured by the National League of Cities, the London Times, the Canadian Hospital Association, the American Society of Association Executives, Georgia Power company and many others.