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: $32.95
Print ISBN: 9780814434512
Page Count: 192
Format: Hardback
e-Book ISBN: 9780814400746

Buy the book:

Buy the book thru Barnes and Noble. Buy the book thru AMAZON. Buy the book thru indiebound. Buy the eBook.
See other vendors.


Table of Contents

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

Search the full text of this book

Share

Order Now!

For single copy purchases of any AMACOM title, you can connect directly to the online retailer of your choice, from the list below, to buy the title you have selected. Most of our links will take you directly to that title on the site, making your shopping experience easier. You can also visit your local retailer, and if the book is not on their shelves they can special order it for you.

Retailers: Please contact us to change or add a listing.

Buying in Bulk?

We have very competitive discounts starting at 5 copies, as well as personal service, for bulk orders. Simply contact our Special Sales Department. Call 800-250-5308 or 212-903-8420 and ask for Special Sales. You can also email: SpecSlsWeb@amanet.org