Good Governance for Nonprofits

Developing Principles and Policies for an Effective Board

 Good Governance for Nonprofits

Authors: Frederic L. Laughlin, Robert C. Andringa
Pub Date: August 2007
Print Edition: $27.95
Print ISBN: 9780814415948
Page Count: 192
Format: Paper or Softback
e-Book ISBN: 9780814400746

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Table of Contents


Foreword v

Preface ix

Acknowledgments xiii

Chapter 1 Got Good Governance? 1

Chapter 2 The Board Policies Manual: Your Essential

Guide 15

Chapter 3 Planning and Packing: Committing to the

BPM 31

Chapter 4 Confronting the Roadblocks 37

Chapter 5 The BPM Development Process 51

Chapter 6 BPM Part 1: Introduction and Administration 60

Chapter 7 BPM Part 2: Organizational Essentials 70

Chapter 8 BPM Part 3: Board Structure and Process 82

Chapter 9 BPM Part 4: Board–CEO/Staff Relationship 120

Chapter 10 BPM Part 5: Executive Parameters 136

Chapter 11 Are We There Yet? The End of the Beginning 152

Chapter 12 The Roadmap Taken: Four Case Histories 161

Miriam’s Kitchen 163

TGen 166

AOG 169

World Vision 173

Afterword: 18 Months later—Does It Work? 176

Appendix A: BPM Template 179

Appendix B: Supplemental Material Available on AMA

Website 200

Notes 203

Index 207

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