The Practitioner's Guide to Governance as Leadership : Building High-Performing Nonprofit Boards Hardback
This book gives nonprofit board leaders a solid resource that shows how to achieve excellence and peak performance in the boardroom by fully realizing and putting into practice, tri-modal governance: proficiency in the three modes of governance (fiduciary, strategic and generative).
This model was first introduced in Governance as Leadership.
The author showcases the practices of high performing nonprofit boards and provide practical guidance toward optimizing those practices: flow (high skill and high purpose); discernment; deliberation; prudence; divergent thinking; insight; meaningfulness; consequence to the organization; and integrity for improved organizational performance and trustee engagement.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 272 pages
- Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
- Publication Date: 17/12/2012
- ISBN: 9781118109878
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Review by mdubois
A good resource to improve a board's performance, governance and leadership. In some instances, the author's probably encourage too much board activity with staff, but overall, the principles and governance practices described are sound. And it also helps deal with the hands-off end of the board-governance spectrum.