Publisher description for Boards that make a difference : a new design for leadership in nonprofit and public organizations / John Carver.


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For over a decade Boards that Make a Difference has set the standard for those who want to bring their boards and their organizations to a higher level of performance._John Carver's revolutionary Policy Governance Model changes the way boards work. It offers an empowering and fundamental redesign of the board role and emphasizes values, vision, empowerment of both the board and staff, and the strategic ability to lead leaders. Policy Governance offers readers a new approach to board job design, board-staff relationships, the role of the chief executive, performance monitoring and virtually every aspect of the board management relationship._Carver offers a board model designed to produce polices that make a difference, missions that are clearly articulated, standards that are ethical and prudent, meetings, offices and committees that work, and leadership that supports the fulfillment of long term goals. Carver is the author of Reinventing Your Board (0-7879-0911-4).


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Directors of corporations.
Associations, institutions, etc. -- Management.
Nonprofit organizations -- Management.