To help board members engage in decisions and focus discussions on governance, try framing all agenda items as questions.
Board Culture & Performance
Young Hornblower did everything right — given what he knew. But he failed to get the key piece of data that might have saved his ship.
Many nonprofit boards still have executive committees. Most of these boards haven’t stopped to consider why they have them or if they really need them. An executive committee may have been a good response when it was difficult for the full board to meet, or when communication was difficult, expensive, or slow. With the options available now to connect groups of people quickly and cheaply, the only reasons for maintaining a separate executive committee are bad ones.
What do board members need to be effective? Here are five ways to enhance board productivity with less paper waste.
Sabotage is disruption and damage, usually done on purpose. How can you respond to sabotage on a nonprofit board?