Owning Up

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ISBN: 0470485507
Release Date: 2009-03-27
Number of pages: 224
Author: Ram Charan
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Download and read online Owning Up in PDF and EPUB "This book is a most important contribution for both new and experienced directors, addressing contemporary corporate governance. The 14 practical questions represent the most vital issues that boards need to proactively address and are particularly crucial now as boards deal with the aftermath of the global financial tsunami." —Thomas J. Neff, chairman, U.S., Spencer Stuart "If Corporate America's board members had answered these questions, the crisis of '08 would have been avoided. The book is that powerful. It should be required reading in every boardroom, executive suite, and business school on the planet. This book with its singular wisdom could change the face of corporate governance—with huge dividends to shareholders and society." —Ralph Whitworth, principal, Relational Investors LLC "Ram Charan always seems to get it right. Owning Up not only asks the right questions, it gives answers that can make a real difference for improving board performance." —James M. Kilts, former chairman and CEO, The Gillette Company "As always, well-reasoned, insightful, and thought-provoking. A work that every director will find of value, particularly given the intense pressure of these unprecedented economic times." —Professor Charles M. Elson, director of the John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance at the University of Delaware "Here is the book that every corporate director needs today. With his decades of insider experience, Ram Charan brings more wisdom and insight to this subject than anyone else I know." —Geoff Colvin, Fortune editor and author, Talent Is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else


What Every Nazarene Board Member Needs to Know

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ISBN: 0834115506
Release Date: 1995-04
Number of pages: 96
Author: Leslie Parrott
Publisher: Beacon Hill Press

Download and read online What Every Nazarene Board Member Needs to Know in PDF and EPUB Parrott’s insights into key issues for board members make this book required reading for both new and ’seasoned’ board members and pastors. Use these resources to transform meetings into ministry!


The Ultimate Board Member s Book

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ISBN: 1889102393
Release Date: 2008-10-01
Number of pages: 111
Author: Kay Sprinkel Grace
Publisher: Emerson & Church, Publishers

Download and read online The Ultimate Board Member s Book in PDF and EPUB Here is a book for all nonprofit boards. Those wanting to operate with maximum effectiveness. Those needing to clarify exactly what their job is. And those wanting to ensure that all members - novice and veteran alike - are on the same page with respect to roles and responsibilities.It's all here in jargon-free language: how boards work, what the job entails, the time commitment, the role of staff, serving on committees and task forces, fundraising responsibilities, conflicts of interest, group decision-making, how to develop yourself, effective recruiting, de-enlisting board members, board self-evaluation, and more.


The Governance Game

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ISBN: 1587623323
Release Date: 2003-08-01
Number of pages: 156
Author: Marilyn R. Seymann
Publisher: Aspatore Books

Download and read online The Governance Game in PDF and EPUB A pair of insiders and a host of corporate directors reveal the all-too-human failings that lead to corporate mismanagement and malfeasance. This text should be required reading for CEOs and directors, investors and consumers.


How Not to Be a Terrible School Board Member

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ISBN: 9781452237138
Release Date: 2011-07-19
Number of pages: 160
Author: Richard E. Mayer
Publisher: Corwin Press

Download and read online How Not to Be a Terrible School Board Member in PDF and EPUB Build a successful board by knowing where the land mines are Veteran school board member, Richard E. Mayer, takes a humorous approach to the serious relationship between school administrators and board members. While the overwhelming majority of school board members have good motives, even people who mean well can make bad moves. This book shows how to prevent good intentions from creating bad outcomes. Each chapter presents a negative behavior scenario and analysis, offers alternatives, and provides win-win solutions. Key features include: 28 brief case studies Lessons learned for board members Lessons learned for administrators


Leading Roles

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ISBN: 9781584659518
Release Date: 2010-10-12
Number of pages: 192
Author: Michael M. Kaiser
Publisher: UPNE

Download and read online Leading Roles in PDF and EPUB A concise, practical, and timely guide for board members of arts organizations


The essential school board book

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ISBN: PSU:000067187034
Release Date: 2009-10-31
Number of pages: 143
Author: Nancy Walser
Publisher: Harvard Education Pr

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What Every Principal Needs to Know to Create Equitable and Excellent Schools

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ISBN: 9780807753538
Release Date: 2012
Number of pages: 230
Author: George Theoharis
Publisher: Teachers College Press

Download and read online What Every Principal Needs to Know to Create Equitable and Excellent Schools in PDF and EPUB School leaders who succeed at creating a high-achieving learning community must also be committed to creating an equitable environment for all students. In this new book, key scholars across the content areas show how to put into practice a commitment to equity and excellence across the Pre-K–12 spectrum. Readers learn directly from experts in each of the content domains (literacy, mathematics, science, social studies, music, early childhood, special education, English language learners, world languages, and physical education) how a commitment to social justice and equity can be grounded in core subject areas, why each has a place in the school, and what they need to know and do in each subject area. This book is a critical instructional leadership resource for new and veteran principals who want to see all students succeed. Contributors: Antonio J. Castro, Julie Causton-Theoharis, Virginia Collier, Katherine Delaney, Catherine Ennis, Virginia Goatley, Beth Graue, Rochelle Gutiérrez, Kathleen A. Hinchman, Anne Karabon, Christi Kasa, Dave McAlpine, Mitchell Robinson, Victor Sampson, Sherry A. Southerland, and Wayne Thomas


The Board Book An Insider s Guide for Directors and Trustees

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ISBN: 0393068412
Release Date: 2008-04-17
Number of pages: 256
Author: William G. Bowen
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

Download and read online The Board Book An Insider s Guide for Directors and Trustees in PDF and EPUB "By far the best book on corporate and institutional governance." —Nicholas Katzenbach, former attorney general of the United States In his new foreword to The Board Book, former Mellon Foundation and Princeton University president William G. Bowen brings his immense experience to bear on the most pressing questions facing boards of directors and trustees today: seeking collaborative relationships and placing a renewed emphasis on sustainable initiatives. The strategies Bowen relates throughout the book foster the collegiality and sense of purpose—more important in today’s turbulent times than ever before—that are integral to any effective board.


What Every School Board Member Should Know

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ISBN: OCLC:16352696
Release Date: 1965
Number of pages: 63
Author: New Jersey State Federation of District Boards of Education
Publisher:

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The School Law Handbook

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ISBN: 9780871208415
Release Date: 2004-01-01
Number of pages: 215
Author: William C. Bosher
Publisher: ASCD

Download and read online The School Law Handbook in PDF and EPUB Discusses legal issues of interest to school administrators, including zero tolerance policies, random drug and alcohol testing, and commercialism in schools.


Nonprofit Consulting Essentials

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ISBN: 0470872314
Release Date: 2010-08-13
Number of pages: 300
Author: Penelope Cagney
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Download and read online Nonprofit Consulting Essentials in PDF and EPUB Praise for Nonprofit Consulting Essentials "The relationship between consulting and nonprofits has never been more important. Both theoretically sophisticated and practically useful, Cagney's research will be of great use to anyone interested in improving nonprofit institutions, deriving the greatest benefit from consultants, and understanding what really goes on inside large organizations." —Christopher McKenna, MBA program director and reader in business history and strategy, Said Business School, University of Oxford; and fellow, Brasenose College, Oxford, United Kingdom "Everyone seems to have a different idea of what it means to consult or be a consultant, especially in the charitable sector. Finally, we have a book, Nonprofit Consulting Essentials, that really delves into the assumptions and truths and the roles and responsibilities of consultants." —Paulette V. Maehara, president and CEO, Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) International, Arlington, Virginia "This really is an essential guide to nonprofit consulting and capacity building in the current climate of dramatic and discontinuous change. Whether you are just entering the sector or looking to refresh your skills, this book is a must-read." —Brian Fraser, lead provocateur, Jazzthink, Vancouver, Canada "This book will be an important resource for nonprofit professionals who wish to become consultants and for those consultants who want to improve their craft." —Patrick M. Rooney, executive director, The Center on Philanthropy, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana "If you're a consultant in the nonprofit sector, or if you retain a consultant—if you're even thinking about hiring a consultant—read Nonprofit Consulting Essentials. There's a lot of practical value packed into the pages of this groundbreaking book." —Mal Warwick, founder and chairman, Mal Warwick Associates, Berkeley, California; and author, How to Write Successful Fundraising Letters "I have been in the YMCA movement for 35 years and have used consultants for technology to financial development to coaching and more, but I have never truly understood the role and benefits of using consultants for nonprofits until I read this book." —Gregory O'Brien, president and CEO emeritus, Valley of the Sun YMCA, Phoenix, Arizona


Boards on Fire

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ISBN: 0984277277
Release Date: 2010-10-01
Number of pages: 80
Author: Susan Howlett
Publisher:

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Boards That Love Fundraising

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ISBN: 9780787973780
Release Date: 2004-03-29
Number of pages: 128
Author: Robert M. Zimmerman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Download and read online Boards That Love Fundraising in PDF and EPUB Written by Robert Zimmerman and Ann Lehman--leading experts in the field of fundraising and board development--Boards That Love Fundraising not only shows that all board members (no matter the level of experience) can learn to raise funds but also provides effective tips to the more experienced fundraisers. This workbook explains your fundraising responsibility as a board member while it: Provides information on board structure and its impact on raising money Outlines the concepts that will empower you to ask for money effectively and fearlessly Describes the wide variety of methods nonprofits use to raise money and the board's role in each area Shows how to recruit board members who can help with fundraising Explores the vital issues of fundraising, planning, staffing, evaluation, and working with consultants "The book provides tips to help board members overcome the fear of rejection and feel more comfortable asking for support." -- The Chronicle of Philanthropy, May 27, 2004 [The authors exploration of] " ..topics such as how to ask for a substantial gift and motivations for giving are especially effective." -- September 22, 2004, The Foundation Center, Philanthropy News Digest