9780470457634

The Handbook of Nonprofit Governance

by Unknown
  • ISBN13:

    9780470457634

  • ISBN10:

    0470457635

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 4/19/2010
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass

Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.

Purchase Benefits

  • Free Shipping On Orders Over $59!
    Your order must be $59 or more to qualify for free economy shipping. Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace items, eBooks and apparel do not qualify for this offer.
  • Get Rewarded for Ordering Your Textbooks! Enroll Now
  • We Buy This Book Back!
    In-Store Credit: $21.00
    Check/Direct Deposit: $20.00
List Price: $110.00 Save up to $44.00
  • Rent Book $66.00
    Add to Cart Free Shipping

    TERM
    PRICE
    DUE

Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?

  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.
  • The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included. This is true even if the title states it includes any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.

Summary

This handbook serves as a comprehensive reference and answers questions of all types about board governance, using the expertise from nonprofit leaders nationwide, as well as information from the BoardSource Governance Index Survey, findings from governing board self-assessments, and questions and challenges heard by BoardSource daily. Complete with case studies that illustrate how governance works in the real world, sidebars that focus on important topics, and data gleaned from surveys, the handbook will also include end-of-chapter questions and lists of additional resources.

Author Biography

BoardSource (formerly the National Center for Nonprofit Boards) is the premier resource for practical information, tools and best practices, training, and leadership development for board members of nonprofit organizations worldwide.

Table of Contents

About BoardSource.

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

PART ONE: GOVERNANCE PRINCIPLES, ROLES, AND STRUCTURE.

1 In the Spirit of Service: Introduction to the Nonprofi t World.

2 What Is Governance?

3 Governance Roles.

4 Governance Structure.

5 The Board–Chief Executive Relationship.

PART TWO: GOVERNANCE PRACTICES.

6 Building a Board.

7 Legal and Ethical Responsibilities.

8 Financial Oversight.

9 Fundraising.

10 Strategic Thinking and Strategic Planning.

11 Communications and Outreach.

12 Succession Planning and Chief Executive Transition.

13 Evaluation.

14 Bylaws and Policies.

15 Board Meetings.

16 Board Dynamics.

Appendix: Sample Policies for Nonprofi t Boards.

Board Member Fundraising.

Human Resources.

Code of Ethics.

Confl ict of Interest.

Confi dentiality.

Whistle-Blower Protection.

Record Retention and Document Destruction.

Executive Compensation.

Investments.

Financial Audits.

Risk Management.

Media Relations.

Glossary.

Resources.

Index.

Rewards Program

Write a Review