The Nonprofit Dream Team: a Board/CEO Partnership that Works!

Nonprofit Management

The Nonprofit Dream Team: a Board/CEO Partnership that Works!

By: Eugene H. Fram

Re-balancing and maintaining important relationships in a nonprofit organization can be important to its success. Do various players fully understand and accept their specific roles. Is there mutual trust between players? Are communications open and civil?

I recently encountered an association CEO who complained that his board wanted to judge him without establishing mutually agreeable goals, outcomes or impacts. He felt what is needed is a partnership arrangement where the board does not judgethe CEO and organization based on political or personal biases but overviews the two in terms of mutually accepted achievements. This, he contended, forms a substantial partnership between board and CEO and staff. (http://amzn.to/eu7nQl) If the board thinks it can judge management, he stated, it gives it a personal political type of power, unrelated to performance. As an example he pointed…

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